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Definition 1: a buoy resembling a cone - [noun denoting communication]

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(nun is a kind of ...) bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards

Definition 2: the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(nun is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of nun) a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)

Definition 3: a woman religious - [noun denoting person]

(nun is a kind of ...) a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

(... is a kind of nun ) (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)

"the Sisters taught her to love God"

(... is an instance of nun) Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)

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