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A horse had kicked her in the stomach.
My stomach is getting fat.
cancer of the stomach
a stomach ulcer
a stomach upset
The young conscripts had no stomach for a fight.
You need to have a strong stomach to be an ambulance driver.
It's not good to drink alcohol on an empty stomach.
My stomach lurched when I saw him walking towards me.
The smell turned my stomach.
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Definition of stomach from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.