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addaword.gifdefinition of steampunk

noun
a type of science fiction that features invented steam-powered machinery, often in a 19th century or post-apocalyptic setting
The Diamond Thief is a steampunk adventure set in the gaslit world of Victorian London, starring Rémy, a young trapeze artist who lives a double life as a cat burglar under the control of her evil circus master.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/02/2013 16:29:00
Definition of steampunk from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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