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Gallery: What words you used to describe cabins and cottages

There's a lot to the language of summer, particularly for the outdoor retreats from the city. We asked you to give us your definitions of six words: bungalow, cabin, camp, chalet, cottage, lake and shack. Below are word clouds based on Globe reader submissions - the bigger the word in the cloud, the more often it was used by readers.

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Word cloud for reader responses to "bungalow."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "shack."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "camp."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "chalet."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "cottage."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "the lake."

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Word cloud for reader responses to "shack."

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