how to pronounce bison


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bison is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of bison in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… president bison biden also made clear …”

meanings of bison


  1. A city and town in Kansas.
  2. A town, the county seat of Perkins County, South Dakota.


  1. A similar North American animal, Bison bison.
  2. A wild ox, Bison bonasus.

bison frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bison occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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