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magic carpet Line breaks: magic car¦pet

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Definition of magic carpet in English:


(In stories set in Arabia) a mythical carpet that is able to transport people through the air.
Example sentences
  • Seaside entertainer Tony Lidington (who has flown on a magic carpet himself) explores the symbolism and language of carpets.
  • The breathtaking effects - genies in bottles, magic carpets - are by stage illusionist Paul Kieve, responsible for the famous cherry - spitting scene in the hit West End musical The Witches Of Eastwick.
  • Journey into the land of magic carpets, palaces and genies, as Kingston experiences a taste of the Middle East.
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