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lampion

[lam-pee-uh n] /ˈlæm pi ən/
noun
1.
a small lamp, especially a small oil lamp with a tinted glass chimney, formerly very popular as a source of illumination on carriages.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < French < Italian lampione carriage or street light, augmentative of lampa lamp
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lampion

/ˈlæmpɪən/
noun
1.
an oil-burning lamp
Word Origin
C19: from French via Italian lampione, from Old French lampelamp
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