Definition of suntrap in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌntrap/

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A place sheltered from the wind and positioned to receive much sunshine: the pool is enclosed by the bungalows, palm trees, and bushes and is a real suntrap
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  • This makes a perfect suntrap of a terrace, on which the girls can sunbathe.
  • While there is a shrubbery to the front, the main outdoor attractions of this house lie at the rear where a large patio area has been developed on two levels in a real suntrap.
  • Situated in a sheltered wooded valley, our dive site is protected from wind and acts as a suntrap on this bright morning.
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