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Definition of hibernation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hibernation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪbəˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪbərˈneɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a state like deep sleep in which some animals spend the winter to go into/come out of hibernation