centrefold

centrefold
BrE, centerfold AmE noun (C)
1 the two pages that face each other in the middle of a magazine or newspaper
2 a picture covering these two pages, especially one of a young woman with no clothes on

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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