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pneumonia
used in My Antonia

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Definition
respiratory disease characterized by inflammation and accumulation of fluid in the lungs; caused by infectious agents (e.g., viruses or bacteria) or by inhalation of certain irritants
  • His iron constitution was somewhat broken by mountain pneumonia, and he had drifted back to live in a milder country for a while.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (7% in)
  • I found myself telling her everything: why I had decided to study law and to go into the law office of one of my mother's relatives in New York City; about Gaston Cleric's death from pneumonia last winter, and the difference it had made in my life.
    Book 4 — The Pioneer Woman's Story (89% in)

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