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noun [countable] oriole pronunciation in American English /ˈɔriˌoʊl/
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  1. 1
    a North American bird that is black and orange, or yellow
  2. 2
    a black and yellow bird that lives mainly in Europe, Africa, and Asia


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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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