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the planet Earth
The Moon goes around the Earth.
the Earth's surface
They studied life on Earth in all its forms.
They felt the earth shaking beneath their feet.
a pile of damp earth
The floor was bare earth.
Losing the match brought them back down to earth with a bump.
The Great Wall is the largest man-made structure on earth.
Nothing on earth could get me to speak to her.
There is no reason on earth why we shouldn't just leave.
What on earth do you mean?
Why on earth would I want to work for you?
The sound effects are like nothing on earth.
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English version of definition of earth
information which is presented as if it is based on serious research but is in fact based on what someone thinks is true
a curved area at one end of a church
a traditional Russian toy made out of wooden adorned dolls that are inserted one into another
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American definition of earth from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.