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noun [uncountable]     mourning pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    the process or ceremony of expressing great sadness because someone has died

    The official period of mourning is over now.

    in mourning:

    The whole town is in mourning following the crash.

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  2. 2
    old-fashioned clothes, especially black clothes, that are worn as a sign of respect for someone who has died

    She dressed in mourning for years after he died.



a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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