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[juhng-guh l-jim] /ˈdʒʌŋ gəlˌdʒɪm/
a playground apparatus consisting of a framework of horizontal and vertical bars on which children can climb.
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  • His having a lot of books I can understand but why a jungle gym?

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  • When he got to the jungle gym, he stopped and watched the three boys who were climbing on it.

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  • Jason was already there, and they raced a couple of times, then they went over and climbed on the jungle gym.

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  • Janice hurried off toward the swings and Jason and Baartock went over to the jungle gym and climbed to the top.

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British Dictionary definitions for jungle gym

jungle gym

a climbing frame for young children
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