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(ˈdɛmɪˌluːn; -ˌljuːn)
1. (Fortifications) fortifications an outwork in front of a fort, shaped like a crescent moon
2. a crescent-shaped object or formation; half-moon
[C18: from French, literally: half-moon]
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(ˈdɛm ɪˌlun)

a crescent or half-moon shape.
[1720–30; < French: half moon. See demi-, lune]
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