Definition of collarbone
Recent Examples of collarbone from the Web
Authorities say the officer’s nose, cheekbones and collarbone were broken in the beating.
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First Known Use of collarbone
COLLARBONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of collarbone for English Language Learners
: a bone that connects the shoulder to the base of the neck
COLLARBONE Defined for Kids
Definition of collarbone for Students
: a bone of the shoulder joined to the breastbone and the shoulder blade
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