Definition of Crystal Palace in English:

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Crystal Palace

Pronunciation: /krɪstlˈpalɪs/
A large building of prefabricated iron and glass resembling a giant greenhouse, designed by Joseph Paxton for the Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park, London, and re-erected at Sydenham near Croydon; it was accidentally burnt down in 1936.
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