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cashmere (Also cashmeres) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to cashmere

gabardine

  • noun a firm durable fabric with a twill weave
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    tweed; white; flannel.

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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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dar_al-harb

  • noun areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted
    House of War.

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lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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maharashtra

  • noun a historical area in west-central India

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languedoc-roussillon

  • noun a region in south central France; named after the medieval dialect of French that was spoken there

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judaea

  • noun the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
    Judea.

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andalucia

  • noun a region in southern Spain on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean; formerly a center of Moorish civilization
    Andalusia.

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aquitania

  • noun a region of southwestern France between Bordeaux and the Pyrenees
    Aquitaine.

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bengal

  • noun a region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India

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waterproof

  • noun any fabric impervious to water
  • noun a water-resistant coat
    raincoat.

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pique

  • noun tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    temper; irritation.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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iberia

  • noun an ancient geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains that corresponded approximately to the present-day Georgia
  • noun a peninsula in southwestern Europe
    Iberian Peninsula.

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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battle

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    engagement; conflict; fight.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun an energetic attempt to achieve something
    struggle.
    • getting through the crowd was a real struggle
    • he fought a battle for recognition

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sponge

  • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
  • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
    quick study.
    • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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battleground

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; field; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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wash

  • noun a thin coat of water-base paint
  • noun the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water)
    lavation; washing.

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retention

  • noun the act of retaining something
    keeping; holding.
  • noun the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    retentivity; retentiveness; memory.
    • he had a good memory when he was younger

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gusset

  • noun a piece of chain mail covering a place unprotected by armor plate
    voider.
  • noun a metal plate used to strengthen a joist
    gusset plate.

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field_of_fire

  • noun the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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acetate_rayon

  • noun a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
    acetate.

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lining

  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    liner.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
    liner.

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slezsko

  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Schlesien; Silesia; Slask.

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transcaucasia

  • noun a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan

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bad_lands

  • noun an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska
    Badlands.

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massachusetts_bay_colony

  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States
    Massachusetts.

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field_of_battle

  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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mackintosh

  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
    macintosh.
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mac; mack; macintosh.

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sub-saharan_africa

  • noun the region of Africa to the south of the Sahara Desert
    Black Africa.

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ambience

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    atmosphere; ambiance.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambiance.

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satinet

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinette.

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tweed

  • noun thick woolen fabric used for clothing; originated in Scotland
  • noun (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
    gabardine; white; flannel.

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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pilot_cloth

  • noun a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc

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terry_cloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry.

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tatter

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; shred; tag; tag end.

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friesland

  • noun the western part of the ancient region of Frisia in northern Europe on the North Sea between the Scheldt river and the Weser river; part of this region is now a province in the Netherlands
  • noun one of the northernmost provinces of the Netherlands

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orleanais

  • noun a former province of north central France; centered around Orleans

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panting

  • noun breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    heaving.
  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    trousering.

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sateen

  • noun a cotton fabric with a satiny finish

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detention

  • noun a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    hold; custody; detainment.
    • his detention was politically motivated
    • the prisoner is on hold
    • he is in the custody of police
  • noun a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home
    • the detention of tardy pupils

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soudan

  • noun a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
    Sudan; Republic of the Sudan.
  • noun a region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea
    Sudan.

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lusitania

  • noun ancient region and Roman province on the Iberian Peninsula; corresponds roughly to modern Portugal and parts of Spain

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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ruhr

  • noun a tributary of the Rhine
    Ruhr River.
  • noun a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
    Ruhr Valley.

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western_united_states

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
    West.

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mid-atlantic_states

  • noun a region of the eastern United States comprising New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania and Delaware and Maryland

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cappadocia

  • noun an ancient country is eastern Asia Minor

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mesopotamia

  • noun the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq

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wide_wale

  • noun corduroy with wide ribs

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northwestern

  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northwest
    northwest; northwesterly.
  • adjective satellite of a region of the United States generally including Washington; Oregon; Idaho; and sometimes Montana; Wyoming

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golan_heights

  • noun a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria
    Golan.
    • artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel

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hinterland

  • noun a remote and undeveloped area
    backwoods; boondocks; back country.

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viscose

  • noun a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
    cellulose xanthate.
  • noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
    viscose rayon.

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lapland

  • noun a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
    Lappland.

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commons

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • noun a pasture subject to common use
    common land.

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durable_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    permanent press.

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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lungyi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    longyi; lungi.

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canara

  • noun a historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
    Kanara.

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toll_plaza

  • noun an area where tollbooths are located

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preussen

  • noun a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland
    Prussia.
    • in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states

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chechnya

  • noun an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic
    Chechen Republic; Chechenia.

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fence

  • noun a barrier that serves to enclose an area
    fencing.
  • noun a dealer in stolen property

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buckram

  • noun a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue; used in bookbinding and to stiffen clothing
  • verb stiffen with or as with buckram
    • buckram the skirt

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back_country

  • noun a remote and undeveloped area
    backwoods; boondocks; hinterland.

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pepper

  • noun climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    common pepper; Piper nigrum; black pepper; Madagascar pepper; white pepper.
  • noun any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
    capsicum; capsicum pepper plant.

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wessex

  • noun a Saxon kingdom in southwestern England that became the most powerful English kingdom by the 10th century

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gascogne

  • noun a region of southwestern France
    Gascony.

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coats_land

  • noun a region of western Antarctica along the southeastern shore of the Weddell Sea

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crepe_marocain

  • noun a dress crepe; similar to Canton crepe
    marocain.

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northwest

  • noun the northwestern region of the United States
    northwestern United States.
  • noun the direction corresponding to the northwestward compass point

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canvass

  • noun the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
    canvas.
    • the crowded canvas of history
    • the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound
  • noun an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    public opinion poll; poll; opinion poll.

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dustcloth

  • noun a piece of cloth used for dusting
    duster; dustrag.

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maryland

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Old Line State; MD; Free State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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bagging

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    sacking.
  • verb capture or kill, as in hunting
    bag.
    • bag a few pheasants

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aba

  • noun a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
  • noun a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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new_netherland

  • noun a Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664

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lappland

  • noun a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
    Lapland.

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parkland

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    park.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park

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pina_cloth

  • noun a fine cloth made from pineapple fibers

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diamante

  • noun adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing
    spangle; sequin.
  • noun fabric covered with glittering ornaments such as sequins or rhinestones

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montenegro

  • noun a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea; now part of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    Crna Gora.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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indian

Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.

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toll

  • noun a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
  • noun value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    price; cost.
    • the cost in human life was enormous
    • the price of success is hard work
    • what price glory?

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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net

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; internet.
  • noun a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects

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southwest

  • noun the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
    southwestward; sou'-west; SW.
  • noun the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
    southwestern United States.

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dalmatian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
  • noun a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
    coach dog; carriage dog.

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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upper-normandy

  • noun a division of Normandy
    Haute-Normandie.

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vulcanized

  • adjective satellite (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
    vulcanised; cured.
  • verb undergo vulcanization
    vulcanize; vulcanise.
    • vulcanize rubber

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sarcenet

  • noun a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
    sarsenet.

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cashmere_goat

  • noun Himalayan goat having a silky undercoat highly prized as cashmere wool
    Kashmir goat.

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viscose_rayon

  • noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
    viscose.

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hotspot

  • noun a place of political unrest and potential violence
    hot spot.
    • the United States cannot police all of the world's hot spots
  • noun a point of relatively intense heat or radiation
    hot spot.

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railyard

  • noun an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
    railway yard; yard.

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scandinavian

  • noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Northman; Norse.
  • noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    North Germanic language; Scandinavian language; Norse; Nordic; North Germanic.

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tag_end

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; shred; tag.

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chaldaea

  • noun an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II
    Chaldea.
  • noun an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)
    Babylonia; Chaldea.

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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limousin

  • noun a region of central France to the west of the Auvergne mountains

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chino

  • noun trousers made with chino cloth
  • noun a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms

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pacific_northwest

  • noun a region of the northwestern United States usually including Washington and Oregon and sometimes southwestern British Columbia

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environs

  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; surroundings; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround
  • noun an outer adjacent area of any place
    purlieu.

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gulf_states

  • noun a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas
  • noun the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf

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european_russia

  • noun the part of Russia that is part of Europe

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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parcel_of_land

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel; tract.

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western_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
    occident; New World.

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needlepoint

  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    point lace.
  • noun embroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry
    needlepoint embroidery.

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christchurch

  • noun industrial city at the center of a rich agricultural region

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yorkshire

  • noun a former large county in northern England; in 1974 it was divided into three smaller counties

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galilaean

  • noun an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
    Galilean.
  • adjective of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants
    Galilean.

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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macintosh

  • noun a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
    mackintosh.
  • noun a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    mackintosh; mac; mack.

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wild_west

  • noun the western United States during its frontier period

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najd

  • noun a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Nejd.

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camelhair

  • noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel
    camel's hair.

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dar_al-islam

  • noun areas where Muslims are in the majority
    House of Islam.

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public_square

  • noun an open area at the meeting of two or more streets
    square.
  • noun a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
    agora.

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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infield

  • noun the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
    baseball diamond; diamond.

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seersucker

  • noun a light puckered fabric (usually striped)

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remnant

  • noun a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
    leftover.
  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    oddment; remainder; end.

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frisia

  • noun an ancient region of northwestern Europe including the Frisian Islands

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duck

  • noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  • noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    duck's egg.

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new_zealand

  • noun an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery
  • noun North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
    New Zealand Islands.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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tammy

  • noun plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains
  • noun a woolen cap of Scottish origin
    tam; tam-o'-shanter.

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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environment

  • noun the totality of surrounding conditions
    • he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    surroundings; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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chamois_cloth

  • noun a piece of chamois used for washing windows or cars

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surroundings

  • noun the environmental condition
    milieu.
  • noun the area in which something exists or lives
    environment; environs; surround.
    • the country--the flat agricultural surround

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remainder

  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residue; residuum; residual; rest; balance.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance
  • noun the part of the dividend that is left over when the dividend is not evenly divisible by the divisor

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eastern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    orient.

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phenicia

  • noun an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
    Phoenicia.

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tatary

  • noun the vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries
    Tartary.
    • under Genghis Khan Tartary extended as far east as the Pacific Ocean

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sudan

  • noun a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
    Republic of the Sudan; Soudan.
  • noun a region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea
    Soudan.

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snood

  • noun an ornamental net in the shape of a bag that confines a woman's hair; pins or ties at the back of the head

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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chinchilla

  • noun the expensive silvery grey fur of the chinchilla
  • noun a thick twilled fabric of wool and cotton

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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panel

  • noun sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  • noun a committee appointed to judge a competition
    jury.

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provence

  • noun a former province of southeastern France; now administered with Cote d'Azur

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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diamond

  • noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  • noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
    adamant.

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franche-comte

  • noun a former province of eastern France

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bedford_cord

  • noun a heavy corded fabric similar to corduroy; used for clothing

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schlesien

  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Slezsko; Silesia; Slask.

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climatic_zone

  • noun any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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harris_tweed

  • noun a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides

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lungi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    lungyi; longyi.

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silesia

  • noun a sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings
  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Slezsko; Schlesien; Slask.

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velour

  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velours.

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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fleece

  • noun the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • noun tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
    sheepskin.

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wool

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; woollen.
  • noun fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving

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estonia

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
    Esthonia; Republic of Estonia.

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duster

  • noun a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
    sandstorm; sirocco; dust storm.
    • it was the kind of duster not experienced in years
  • noun a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
    gabardine; smock; dust coat; gaberdine.

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kurdistan

  • noun an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
  • noun an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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cat

  • noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
    true cat.
  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; guy; hombre.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll

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spark_arrester

  • noun electrical device to reduce sparking when electrical contacts are opened or closed
  • noun a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
    sparker.

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mideast

  • noun the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century
    Middle East; Near East.
    • the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization

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velours

  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velour.
  • noun heavy fabric that resembles velvet
    velour.

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oilfield

  • noun a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)

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etamine

  • noun a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh; used for curtains or clothing etc.
    etamin.

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sheeting

  • noun fabric from which bed sheets are made
  • verb come down as if in sheets
    sheet.
    • The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

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dalmatia

  • noun a historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea; mountainous with many islands

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baltic_state

  • noun European countries bordering the Baltic Sea
    Baltic Republic.

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mesoamerican

  • noun a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica
  • adjective of or relating to the people of Mesoamerica or their languages or cultures

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midwestern_united_states

  • noun the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
    middle west; Midwest.

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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ground_cloth

  • noun a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
    groundsheet.

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khadi

  • noun a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
    khaddar.

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linsey-woolsey

  • noun a rough fabric of linen warp and wool or cotton woof

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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urban_area

  • noun a geographical area constituting a city or town
    populated area.

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skirt

  • noun cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women

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caucasian

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White; White person.
  • noun a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
    Caucasian language.

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tapestry

  • noun something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs
    • the tapestry of European history
  • noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
    tapis.

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parcel

  • noun a wrapped container
    package.
  • noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something
    portion; share.
    • death gets more than its share of attention from theologians

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pennsylvania

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Keystone State; PA.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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haircloth

  • noun cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
    hair.

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conurbation

  • noun an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    sprawl; urban sprawl.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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lame

  • noun someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    square.
  • noun a fabric interwoven with threads of metal
    • she wore a gold lame dress

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meshwork

  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    net; mesh; network; meshing.

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tapa

  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tappa bark; tappa; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
    tappa.

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mousseline_de_sole

  • noun a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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tidewater

  • noun low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
  • noun the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia
    Tidewater region.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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alsace

  • noun a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
    Alsatia; Elsass.

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grogram

  • noun a coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair and often stiffened with gum

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turkistan

  • noun a historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the West
    Turkestan.

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british_empire

  • noun a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana; British West Africa, British East Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand
    • the sun never sets on the British Empire

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drapery

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; drape; pall; mantle.
  • noun cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

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enderby_land

  • noun a region of Antarctica between Queen Maud Land and Wilkes Land; claimed by Australia

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faille

  • noun a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton

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mat

  • noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  • noun mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    matting.

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west_country

  • noun the southwestern part of England (including Cornwall and Devon and Somerset)

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hankie

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankey; handkerchief.

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house_of_war

  • noun areas where Muslims are in the minority and are persecuted
    Dar al-harb.

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mesh

  • noun the number of openings per linear inch of a screen; measures size of particles
    • a 100 mesh screen
    • 100 mesh powdered cellulose
  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears

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picardie

  • noun a region of northern France on the English Channel
    Picardy.

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spelling

  • noun forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage
  • verb orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of
    spell out; spell.
    • How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer

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repp

  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    rep.

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doeskin

  • noun soft leather from deerskin or lambskin
  • noun a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

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drape

  • noun hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
    curtain; pall; drapery; mantle.
  • noun the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
    • she adjusted the drape of her skirt

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crepe

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
    crepe paper.
  • noun small very thin pancake
    crape; French pancake.

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champagne-ardenne

  • noun a region of northeastern France
    Champagne.

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coat

  • noun an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors
  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coating.
    • a second coat of paint

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assyria

  • noun an ancient kingdom in northern Mesopotamia which is in present-day Iraq

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serbia

  • noun a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
    Srbija.

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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confederate_states

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; South.

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linen

  • noun a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant
  • noun a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish
    linen paper.

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alsatia

  • noun a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
    Alsace; Elsass.

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southern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere to the south of the equator

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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geographic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographical.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographical.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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watered-silk

  • noun silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
    moire.

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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leftfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left
    left field; left.
    • the batter flied out to left
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the left third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    left field.

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adelie_land

  • noun a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins
    Adelie Coast; Terre Adelie.

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thessaly

  • noun a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece
    Thessalia.

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producer

  • noun someone who manufactures something
    manufacturer.
  • noun someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)

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maritimes

  • noun the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
    Canadian Maritime Provinces; Maritime Provinces.

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hairnet

  • noun a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place

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appalachia

  • noun an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)

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piece_of_cloth

  • noun a separate part consisting of fabric
    piece of material.

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sackcloth

  • noun a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
  • noun a coarse cloth resembling sacking

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middle_east

  • noun the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century
    Mideast; Near East.
    • the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization

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southwestern

  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the southwest
    southwesterly; southwest.
  • noun a dialect of Middle English
    West Saxon.

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suiting

  • noun a fabric used for suits
  • verb be agreeable or acceptable to
    accommodate; fit; suit.
    • This suits my needs

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braid

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; tress; plait.
  • noun trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    gold braid; braiding.

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saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe; comte de Saxe.
  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Sachsen; Saxony.

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confederacy

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederate States of America; Confederate States; South.
  • noun a union of political organizations
    confederation; federation.

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house_of_islam

  • noun areas where Muslims are in the majority
    Dar al-Islam.

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reseau

  • noun a net or mesh foundation for lace
  • noun a network of fine lines used by astronomers as a reference for measurements on star photographs

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bretagne

  • noun a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
    Breiz; Brittany.

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prussian

  • noun a German inhabitant of Prussia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants
    • Prussian officers
    • Prussian aristocracy

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hanky

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hankey; hankie; handkerchief.

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territorial

  • noun nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
  • noun a territorial military unit
    territorial reserve.

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hot_spot

  • noun a place of political unrest and potential violence
    hotspot.
    • the United States cannot police all of the world's hot spots
  • noun a point of relatively intense heat or radiation
    hotspot.

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dimity

  • noun a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedcovers and curtains

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new_town

  • noun a planned urban community created in a rural or undeveloped area and designed to be self-sufficient with its own housing and education and commerce and recreation

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longyi

  • noun a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
    lungyi; lungi.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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gascony

  • noun a region of southwestern France
    Gascogne.

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shear

  • noun (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
  • noun a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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narrow_wale

  • noun corduroy with narrow ribs

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new_forest

  • noun an area of woods and heathland in southern Hampshire that was set aside by William I as Crown property in 1079; originally a royal hunting ground but now administered as parkland; noted for its ponies

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fertile_crescent

  • noun a geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretching in a broad semicircle from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates

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badlands

  • noun deeply eroded barren land
  • noun an eroded and barren region in southwestern South Dakota and northwestern Nebraska
    Bad Lands.

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motley

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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camellia_state

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Alabama; AL; Heart of Dixie.

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foulard

  • noun a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric (usually with a printed design)

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siberian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Siberia
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Siberia or the Siberians
    • Siberian natural resources
    • Siberian coal miners
    • the Siberian tundra

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tucker

  • noun a sewer who tucks
  • noun United States anarchist influential before World War I (1854-1939)
    Benjamin Ricketson Tucker.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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normandy

  • noun a former province of northwestern France on the English channel; divided into Haute-Normandie and Basse-Normandie
    Normandie.

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velcro

  • verb fasten with Velcro
    • velcro the belt
  • noun nylon fabric used as a fastening

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tanganyika

  • noun the longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo in the Great Rift Valley
    Lake Tanganyika.
  • noun a former state in East Africa; united with Zanzibar in 1964 to form Tanzania

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hijaz

  • noun a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Hedjaz; Hejaz.

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semidesert

  • noun a region much like a desert but usually located between a desert and the surrounding regions

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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subcontinent

  • noun a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent

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goat

  • noun any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
    caprine animal.
  • noun a victim of ridicule or pranks
    stooge; laughingstock; butt.

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confederate_states_of_america

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Dixieland; Confederacy; Confederate States; South.

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new_jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; Jersey.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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picardy

  • noun a region of northern France on the English Channel
    Picardie.

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sikkim

  • noun a geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan

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gore

  • noun coagulated blood from a wound
  • noun Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
    Al Gore; Albert Gore Jr..

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cashmere

  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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arrester

  • noun a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier
    arrester hook.

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gasfield

  • noun a region where there is natural gas underground

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terrycloth

  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terry cloth; terry.

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jacquard

  • noun a highly figured fabric woven on a Jacquard loom
  • noun French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
    Joseph M. Jacquard; Joseph Marie Jacquard.

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populated

  • adjective satellite furnished with inhabitants
    • the area is well populated
    • forests populated with all kinds of wild life
  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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ulster

  • noun a historic division of Ireland located in the northeastern part of the island; six of Ulster's nine counties are in Northern Ireland
  • noun loose long overcoat of heavy fabric; usually belted

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ambiance

  • noun a particular environment or surrounding influence
    ambience; atmosphere.
    • there was an atmosphere of excitement
  • noun the atmosphere of an environment
    ambience.

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mongolia

  • noun a landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
    Outer Mongolia; Mongolian People's Republic.
  • noun a vast region in Asia including the Mongolian People's Republic and China's Inner Mongolia

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mackinaw

  • noun a short plaid coat made of made of thick woolen material
    Mackinaw coat.
  • noun a thick plaid blanket formerly used in the northwestern United States
    Mackinaw blanket.

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climatic

  • adjective of or relating to a climate
    climatical.
    • climatic changes

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watershed

  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; divide.
  • noun the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
    catchment basin; catchment area; basin; river basin; drainage area; drainage basin.
    • flood control in the Missouri basin

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geographic_area

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic region; geographical region; geographical area.

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oilcloth

  • noun cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin

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orient

  • noun the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
    eastern hemisphere.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    East.

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twill

  • noun a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs
    twill weave.
  • noun a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

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carolina

  • noun the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina
    Carolinas.

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geographical_region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographic region; geographical area.

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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huck

  • noun toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
    huckaback.

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ile-de-france

  • noun a region of north central France including Paris and the area around it

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frontier

  • noun a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
    • the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day
  • noun an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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rep

  • noun informal abbreviation of `representative'
  • noun a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs
    repp.

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bourgogne

  • noun a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines
    Burgundy.

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chaldaean

  • noun a wise man skilled in occult learning
    Chaldee; Chaldean.
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
    Chaldee; Chaldean.

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saami

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Same.

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chine

  • noun cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
  • noun backbone of an animal

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livonia

  • noun a region on the Baltic that is divided between northern Estonia and southern Latvia

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safety

  • noun the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
    • insure the safety of the children
    • the reciprocal of safety is risk
  • noun a safe place
    refuge.
    • He ran to safety

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horsehair

  • noun hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse
  • noun a fabric made from fibers taken from the mane or tail of horses; used for upholstery

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crepe_de_chine

  • noun a very thin crepe of silk or silklike fabric

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northeastern

  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    northeasterly; northeast.
    • the northeasterly part of the island
  • adjective satellite of a region of the United States generally including the New England states; New York; and sometimes New Jersey and Pennsylvania

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chambray

  • noun a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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hankey

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankie; handkerchief.

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wash-and-wear

  • noun a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing
  • adjective satellite treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing
    drip-dry.
    • a wash-and-wear shirt

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western_sahara

  • noun an area in northwestern Africa with rich phosphate deposits; under Moroccan control since 1992
    Spanish Sahara.

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hopsack

  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
    hopsacking.

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southern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • southern hospitality
    • southern cooking
    • southern plantations
  • adjective satellite situated in or oriented toward the south
    southerly.
    • a southern exposure
    • took a southerly course

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juda

  • noun an ancient kingdom of southern Palestine with Jerusalem as its center
    Judah.

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cayman_islands

  • noun a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center

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low_countries

  • noun the lowland region of western Europe on the North Sea: Belgium and Luxembourg and the Netherlands

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duffle

  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffel; duffle bag; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric
    duffel.

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oasis

  • noun a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
  • noun a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
    haven.

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industrial_park

  • noun a tract of land at a distance from city center that is designed for a cluster of businesses and factories

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latin_america

  • noun the parts of North America and South America to the south of the United States where Romance languages are spoken

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elsass

  • noun a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
    Alsatia; Alsace.

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knit

  • noun a fabric made by knitting
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain; plain stitch; knit stitch.

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sparker

  • noun a wire net to stop sparks from an open fireplace or smokestack
    spark arrester.

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moravia

  • noun a region in the central and eastern part of the Czech Republic; it lies to the east of Bohemia and to the west of the Carpathians

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farmland

  • noun a rural area where farming is practiced
    farming area.
  • noun arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
    cultivated land; tilled land; ploughland; tilth; plowland; tillage.

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yard

  • noun a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    pace.
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; grounds.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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guiana

  • noun a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam

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republic_of_lithuania

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
    Lietuva; Lithuania.

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kashmir

  • noun an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
    Cashmere; Jammu and Kashmir.

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plot

  • noun a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
    game; secret plan.
    • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
    • I saw through his little game from the start
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    patch; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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east_coast

  • noun the eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)

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holy_land

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Palestine; Canaan; Promised Land.

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shred

  • noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
    smidge; smidgeon; scintilla; iota; smidgin; whit; smidgen; tittle.
  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    rag; tatter; tag; tag end.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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guimpe

  • noun a piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit
  • noun a short blouse with sleeves that is worn under a jumper or pinafore dress

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terre_adelie

  • noun a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins
    Adelie Land; Adelie Coast.

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new_england

  • noun a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut

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kanara

  • noun a historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
    Canara.

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crape

  • noun small very thin pancake
    crepe; French pancake.
  • noun a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
    crepe.

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viyella

  • noun a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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twin_cities

  • noun nickname for Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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palestinian

  • noun a descendant of the Arabs who inhabited Palestine
    Palestinian Arab.
  • adjective of or relating to the area of Palestine and its inhabitants
    • Palestinian guerrillas

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shantung

  • noun a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)

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hopsacking

  • noun a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen; used in clothing
    hopsack.

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municipality

  • noun an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
  • noun people living in a town or city having local self-government

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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killing_field

  • noun (usually plural) an area where many people have died (usually by massacre or genocide during war or violent civil disturbance)

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picnic_ground

  • noun a tract of land set aside for picnicking
    picnic area.

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grosgrain

  • noun a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs

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cobweb

  • noun a fabric so delicate and transparent as to resemble a web of a spider
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    gossamer.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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brocade

  • noun thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)

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karelia

  • noun a region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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breeding_ground

  • noun a place where animals breed

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city

  • noun a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    metropolis; urban center.
    • Ancient Troy was a great city
  • noun an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
    • the city raised the tax rate

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north

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Union.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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centre

  • noun a low-lying region in central France
  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm

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durable

  • adjective satellite existing for a long time
    long-lived; long-lasting; lasting.
    • hopes for a durable peace
    • a long-lasting friendship
  • adjective satellite capable of withstanding wear and tear and decay
    long-wearing.
    • durable denim jeans

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point_lace

  • noun lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern
    needlepoint.

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sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    John Singer Sargent.

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chintz

  • noun a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric

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farming_area

  • noun a rural area where farming is practiced
    farmland.

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hedjaz

  • noun a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Hijaz; Hejaz.

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galicia

  • noun a region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay

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dacron

  • noun a kind of polyester fabric
    Terylene.

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playing_area

  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; playing field; athletic field.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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double_knit

  • noun a knit fabric similar to jersey that is made with two sets of needles producing a double thickness joined by interlocking stitches

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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silesia

  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Slezsko; Schlesien; Slask.
  • noun a sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings

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swan

  • noun stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  • verb to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    avow; affirm; verify; assert; swear; aver.
    • Before God I swear I am innocent

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nejd

  • noun a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Najd.

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wire_cloth

  • noun fabric woven of metallic wire

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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gaza_strip

  • noun a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt
    Gaza.
    • he is a Palestinian from Gaza

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rheinland

  • noun a picturesque region of Germany around the Rhine river
    Rhineland.

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maghreb

  • noun the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
    Mahgrib.

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laconia

  • noun an ancient region of southern Greece in the southeastern Peloponnesus; dominated by Sparta

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park

  • noun a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
    parkland.
    • there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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right_field

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    rightfield; right.
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    rightfield.

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iraqi_kurdistan

  • noun the part of Kurdistan that is in northwestern Iraq

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river_basin

  • noun the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
    catchment basin; watershed; catchment area; basin; drainage area; drainage basin.
    • flood control in the Missouri basin

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maritime_provinces

  • noun the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
    Maritimes; Canadian Maritime Provinces.

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huckaback

  • noun toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric
    huck.

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lothringen

  • noun an eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits
    Lorraine.

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sponge_cloth

  • noun any soft porous fabric (especially in a loose honeycomb weave)

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srbija

  • noun a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
    Serbia.

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rhone-alpes

  • noun a mountainous region of eastern France drained by the Rhone and Saone and Isere rivers

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lancashire

  • noun a historical area of northwestern England on the Irish Sea; noted for textiles

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grillwork

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    wirework.
  • noun a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
    grill; grille.
    • he cooked hamburgers on the grill

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meshing

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; mesh; interlocking.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
    meshwork; net; mesh; network.

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haute-normandie

  • noun a division of Normandy
    Upper-Normandy.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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john

  • noun a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    toilet; bathroom; privy; lavatory; can; lav.
  • noun youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
    King John; John Lackland.

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double

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    two-base hit; two-baser; two-bagger.
    • he hit a double to deep centerfield
  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; stunt woman.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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bluegrass

  • noun any of various grasses of the genus Poa
    blue grass.
  • noun an area in central Kentucky noted for it bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
    Bluegrass Country; Bluegrass Region.

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black_africa

  • noun the region of Africa to the south of the Sahara Desert
    Sub-Saharan Africa.

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sphere_of_influence

  • noun the geographical area in which one nation is very influential
    sphere.

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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stammel

  • noun a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red

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rural_area

  • noun an area outside of cities and towns
    country.
    • his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country

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ruhr_valley

  • noun a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
    Ruhr.

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permanent_press

  • noun a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
    durable press.

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caucasus

  • noun the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia
    Caucasus Mountains.
  • noun a large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource
    Caucasia.

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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percale

  • noun a fine closely woven cotton fabric

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camlet

  • noun a garment made of camlet fabric
  • noun a fabric of Asian origin; originally made of silk and camel's hair

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pampas

  • noun the vast grassy plains of northern Argentina

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swan's_down

  • noun soft woolen fabric used especially for baby clothes
  • noun down of the swan

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prussia

  • noun a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland
    Preussen.
    • in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states

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czechoslovakian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    Czech; Czechoslovak.
  • adjective of or relating to Czechoslovakia or its people or their language
    Czech.
    • The Czech border
    • Czechoslovak nationalists
    • The Czechoslovakian population

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raw

  • noun informal terms for nakedness
    birthday suit; altogether.
    • in the raw
    • in the altogether
    • in his birthday suit
  • adjective satellite (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes
    natural; rude.
    • natural yogurt
    • natural produce
    • raw wool
    • raw sugar
    • bales of rude cotton

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trousering

  • noun any fabric used to make trousers
    panting.

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northumbria

  • noun an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in northern England until 876

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big_bend

  • noun a triangular area in southwestern Texas on the Mexican border; formed by a bend in the Rio Grande

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byzantine_empire

  • noun a continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
    Byzantium; Eastern Roman Empire.

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thuringia

  • noun a historical region of southern Germany

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wilkes_land

  • noun a coastal region of Antarctica on the Indian Ocean to the south of Australia; most of the territory is claimed by Australia

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border

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary
    delimitation; borderline; boundary line; mete.
  • noun the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    perimeter; margin.

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backwoods

  • noun a remote and undeveloped area
    boondocks; hinterland; back country.

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jammu_and_kashmir

  • noun an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
    Cashmere; Kashmir.

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chicken_wire

  • noun a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences

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czechoslovakia

  • noun a former republic in central Europe; divided into Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993

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tulle

  • noun a fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns

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camouflage

  • noun an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
    disguise.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories
  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camo.

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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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transit_zone

  • noun a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers

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galilee

  • noun an area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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east_anglia

  • noun a region of eastern England that was formerly a kingdom

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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caledonia

  • noun the geographical area (in Roman times) to the north of the Antonine Wall; now a poetic name for Scotland

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mongol

  • noun a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
    Mongolian.
  • adjective of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or cultures
    Mongolian.
    • the Mongol invaders
    • a Mongolian pony
    • Mongolian syntax strongly resembles Korean syntax

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bobbin

  • noun a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    spool; reel.

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big_sur

  • noun a picturesque coastal region of California to the south of San Francisco

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gauze_bandage

  • noun (medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
    gauze.

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tapis

  • noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
    tapestry.

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macrame

  • noun a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
  • verb make knotted patterns
    • macrame a plant holder

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thule

  • noun a town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there
  • noun the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world
    ultima Thule.

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chaldean

  • noun a wise man skilled in occult learning
    Chaldee; Chaldaean.
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
    Chaldee; Chaldaean.

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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anjou

  • noun a former province of western France in the Loire valley
  • noun a pear with firm flesh and a green skin

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baize

  • noun a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt; used to cover gaming tables

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virgin

  • noun a person who has never had sex
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
    Virgo.

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safety_net

  • noun a guarantee of professional or financial security
  • noun a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze

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scythia

  • noun an ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC

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austria-hungary

  • noun a geographical area in central and eastern Europe; broken into separate countries at the end of World War I

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scandinavia

  • noun the peninsula in northern Europe occupied by Norway and Sweden
    Scandinavian Peninsula.
  • noun a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian

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bohemian

  • noun a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
    Gipsy; Romani; Rommany; Gypsy; Roma; Romany.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic

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gujarat

  • noun a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
    Gujerat.
  • noun an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
    Gujerat.

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cashmere

  • noun a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat
  • noun the wool of the Kashmir goat

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dustrag

  • noun a piece of cloth used for dusting
    dustcloth; duster.

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alabama

  • noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Camellia State; AL; Heart of Dixie.
  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in what is now the state of Alabama
    • the Alabamas were members of the Creek Confederacy

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frisian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Friesland or Frisia
  • noun a West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English

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western_roman_empire

  • noun the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476
    Western Empire.

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wold

  • noun a tract of open rolling country (especially upland)

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chaldee

  • noun a wise man skilled in occult learning
    Chaldaean; Chaldean.
  • noun an inhabitant of ancient Chaldea
    Chaldaean; Chaldean.

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gossamer

  • noun a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
  • noun filaments from a web that was spun by a spider
    cobweb.

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chaldea

  • noun an ancient region of Mesopotamia lying between the Euphrates delta and the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert; settled in 1000 BC and destroyed by the Persians in 539 BC; reached the height of its power under Nebuchadnezzar II
    Chaldaea.
  • noun an ancient kingdom in southern Mesopotamia; Babylonia conquered Israel in the 6th century BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon (where Daniel became a counselor to the king)
    Babylonia; Chaldaea.

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pillow_lace

  • noun a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins
    bobbin lace.

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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cerecloth

  • noun a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud

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rightfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right
    right field; right.
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the right third of the outfield (looking from home plate)
    right field.

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camo

  • noun fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
    camouflage.

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retention_basin

  • noun a storage site similar to a detention basin but the water in storage is permanently obstructed from flowing downstream

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barren

  • noun an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    wasteland; waste.
    • the barrens of central Africa
    • the trackless wastes of the desert
  • adjective satellite providing no shelter or sustenance
    desolate; bare; stark; bleak.
    • bare rocky hills
    • barren lands
    • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
    • the desolate surface of the moon
    • a stark landscape

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pays_de_la_loire

  • noun an agricultural region of western France on the Bay of Biscay

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painting

  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    picture.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre
  • noun creating a picture with paints
    • he studied painting and sculpture for many years

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northwestern_united_states

  • noun the northwestern region of the United States
    Northwest.

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carolinas

  • noun the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina
    Carolina.
  • noun the area of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina
    Carolina.

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sector

  • noun a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  • noun a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    • the public sector

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northeast

  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    NE; northeastward; nor'-east.
  • noun the northeastern region of the United States
    northeastern United States.

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homespun

  • noun a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home
  • adjective satellite of textiles; having a rough surface
    nubby; tweedy; nubbly; slubbed.
    • a sweater knitted of nubbly homespun yarns

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satinette

  • noun a fabric with a finish resembling satin but made partly or wholly from cotton or synthetic fiber
    satinet.

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hunger

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hungriness.
  • noun strong desire for something (not food or drink)
    hungriness; thirstiness; thirst.
    • a thirst for knowledge
    • hunger for affection

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bluegrass_country

  • noun an area in central Kentucky noted for it bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
    Bluegrass Region; Bluegrass.

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phrygia

  • noun an ancient country in western and central Asia Minor

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sami

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Saami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Same; Saami.

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midwestern

  • adjective satellite of a region of the United States generally including Ohio; Indiana; Illinois; Iowa; Missouri; Kansas; Nebraska; and sometimes Michigan; Wisconsin; Minnesota
    • a midwestern city
    • midwestern accent

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hamlet

  • noun a community of people smaller than a village
    crossroads.
  • noun the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father

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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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turkestan

  • noun a historical region of central Asia that was a center for trade between the East and the West
    Turkistan.

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boatyard

  • noun a place where boats are built or maintained or stored

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plot_of_ground

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of land.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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palestine

  • noun a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948
  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Canaan; Promised Land; Holy Land.

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chicken

  • noun the flesh of a chicken used for food
    poulet; volaille.
  • noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
    Gallus gallus.

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hejaz

  • noun a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Hijaz; Hedjaz.

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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woolen

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    wool; woollen.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    woollen.
    • a woolen sweater

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fibre

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fiber.
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    fiber.

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boucle

  • noun a fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect

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corduroy

  • noun a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
    cord.
  • noun a road made of logs laid crosswise

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aquitaine

  • noun a region of southwestern France between Bordeaux and the Pyrenees
    Aquitania.

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brisbane

  • noun capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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lyonnais

  • noun a former province of east central France; now administered by Rhone-Alpes

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lietuva

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
    Lithuania; Republic of Lithuania.

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north_africa

  • noun an area of northern Africa between the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea

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mud_flat

  • noun a tract of low muddy land near an estuary; covered at high tide and exposed at low tide

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sacking

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
    bagging.
  • noun the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    dismissal; firing; sack; liberation; release; discharge; dismission.

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new_world

  • noun the hemisphere that includes North America and South America
    occident; western hemisphere.

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detention_basin

  • noun a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream

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midi

  • noun the southern part of France
  • noun a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
    musical instrument digital interface.

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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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nankeen

  • noun a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color

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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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parthia

  • noun an ancient kingdom in Asia to the southeast of the Caspian Sea; it dominated southwestern Asia from about 250 BC to AD 226

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brittany

  • noun a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
    Bretagne; Breiz.

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khaddar

  • noun a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India
    khadi.

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drainage_area

  • noun the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
    catchment basin; watershed; catchment area; basin; river basin; drainage basin.
    • flood control in the Missouri basin

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colchis

  • noun (Greek mythology) a region on the Black Sea to the south of the Caucasus that was the site of an ancient country where (according to Greek mythology) Jason sought the Golden Fleece

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same

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami.

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serbian

  • noun a member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries
    Serb.
  • adjective of or relating to the people or language or culture of the region of Serbia

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mayenne

  • noun a department of northwestern France in the Pays de la Loire region

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railway_yard

  • noun an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
    railyard; yard.

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groundsheet

  • noun a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
    ground cloth.

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susiana

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
    Elam.

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leather

  • noun an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  • verb whip with a leather strap

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rhineland

  • noun a picturesque region of Germany around the Rhine river
    Rheinland.

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disco

  • noun popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
    disco music.
  • noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
    discotheque.

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gallia

  • noun an ancient region of western Europe that included what is now northern Italy and France and Belgium and part of Germany and the Netherlands
    Gaul.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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whipcord

  • noun closely twisted hard cord used for the lashes of whips
  • noun a strong worsted or cotton fabric with a diagonal rib

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balbriggan

  • noun a cotton knit fabric used for underwear

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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wirework

  • noun mesh netting made of wires
    grillwork.

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french_region

  • noun a geographical subdivision of France

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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hindustan

  • noun northern region of India where Hinduism predominates

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upholstery

  • noun covering (padding and springs and webbing and fabric) on a piece of furniture
  • noun the craft of upholstering

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caribbean

  • noun an arm of the Atlantic Ocean between North and South America; the origin of the Gulf stream
    Caribbean Sea.
  • noun region including the Caribbean Islands

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camel's_hair

  • noun a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel
    camelhair.

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klondike

  • noun a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910
  • noun a form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequences in suit from ace to king as the remaining cards are dealt out one at a time

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terrain

  • noun a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential
    • they decided to attack across the rocky terrain

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vicuna

  • noun the wool of the vicuna
  • noun a soft wool fabric made from the fleece of the vicuna

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levant

  • noun a heavy morocco often used in bookbinding
    Levant morocco.
  • noun the former name for the geographical area of the eastern Mediterranean that is now occupied by Lebanon, Syria, and Israel

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bithynia

  • noun an ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the 1st century BC

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poitou-charentes

  • noun a low-lying region of west central France on the Bay of Biscay
    Poitou.

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catchment_area

  • noun the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
    catchment basin; watershed; basin; river basin; drainage area; drainage basin.
    • flood control in the Missouri basin

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playing_field

  • noun the circumstances under which competition occurs
    • the government's objective is to insure a genuinely level playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe
  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; athletic field; playing area.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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tartary

  • noun the vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries
    Tatary.
    • under Genghis Khan Tartary extended as far east as the Pacific Ocean

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macedon

  • noun the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
    Macedonia; Makedonija.

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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bunting

  • noun a loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc.
  • noun any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America

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singer

  • noun a person who sings
    vocalizer; vocalist; vocaliser.
  • noun United States inventor of an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1811-1875)
    Isaac Merrit Singer; Isaac M. Singer.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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madras

  • noun a light patterned cotton cloth
  • noun a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
    Tamil Nadu.

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dungaree

  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; jean.

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eastern_united_states

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
    East.

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clearing

  • noun a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    glade.
  • noun the act of freeing from suspicion

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stockinette

  • noun knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments
    stockinet.

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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megalopolis

  • noun a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns)

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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bombazine

  • noun a twilled fabric used for dresses; the warp is silk and the weft is worsted
    • black bombazine is frequently used for mourning garments

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paisley

  • noun a soft wool fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes

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french_indochina

  • noun the French colonies of the territory now occupied by Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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republic_of_latvia

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea
    Latvia.

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oddment

  • noun a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
    remainder; remnant; end.
  • noun something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
    oddity; rarity; peculiarity; curiosity; curio.

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sole

  • noun the underside of footwear or a golf club
  • noun lean flesh of any of several flatfish
    fillet of sole.

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kashmir

  • noun an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
    Cashmere; Jammu and Kashmir.

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killing

  • noun an event that causes someone to die
    violent death.
  • noun the act of terminating a life
    kill; putting to death.

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home_ground

  • noun the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
    habitat.
    • a marine habitat
    • he felt safe on his home grounds

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wear

  • noun impairment resulting from long use
    • the tires showed uneven wear
  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; vesture; clothing; wearable; article of clothing.

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ionia

  • noun region of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient Greeks

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chenille

  • noun a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
    chenille cord.
  • noun a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads

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suede_cloth

  • noun a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    suede.

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veiling

  • noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
    gauze; netting.
  • verb to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
    veil.
    • women in Afghanistan veil their faces

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shirttail

  • noun a brief addendum at the end of a newspaper article
  • noun fabric forming the tail of a shirt

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towelling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    toweling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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marseille

  • noun strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern; used for bedspreads
  • noun a port city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean
    Marseilles.

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east_africa

  • noun a geographical area in eastern Africa

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thrace

  • noun an ancient country and wine producing region in the east of the Balkan Peninsula to the north of the Aegean Sea; colonized by ancient Greeks; later a Roman province; now divided between Bulgaria and Greece and Turkey

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piece_of_land

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel; tract.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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centerfield

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    center; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
    center field.

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basket_weave

  • noun a cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to suggest the weave of a basket

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geographical_zone

  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    zone.

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north_carolina

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
    Tar Heel State; Old North State; NC.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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phoenicia

  • noun an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
    Phenicia.

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fairway

  • noun the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  • noun the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

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southeastern_united_states

  • noun the southeastern region of the United States
    Southeast.

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suede

  • noun leather with a napped surface
    suede leather.
  • noun a fabric made to resemble suede leather
    suede cloth.

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western_empire

  • noun the western part after the Roman Empire was divided in 395; it lasted only until 476
    Western Roman Empire.

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canopy

  • noun the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
  • noun the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air

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dust_bowl

  • noun a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s

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jersey

  • noun a close-fitting pullover shirt
    T-shirt; tee shirt.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; New Jersey.

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grounds

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    evidence.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; yard.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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mine_field

  • noun a tract of land containing explosive mines

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spandex

  • noun an elastic synthetic fabric

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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denim

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; jean.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    jean; dungaree.

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delaware

  • noun a river that rises in the Catskills in southeastern New York and flows southward along the border of Pennsylvania with New York and New Jersey to northern Delaware where it empties into Delaware Bay
    Delaware River.
  • noun a member of an Algonquian people formerly living in New Jersey and New York and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania

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colony

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    settlement.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together

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urban_sprawl

  • noun an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    sprawl; conurbation.

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esthonia

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
    Estonia; Republic of Estonia.

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lorraine

  • noun an eastern French region rich in iron-ore deposits
    Lothringen.

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velvet

  • noun a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back
  • adjective satellite smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
    velvety; velvet-textured.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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village

  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    settlement; small town.
  • noun a settlement smaller than a town
    hamlet.

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northern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator

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midwest

  • noun the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
    middle west; midwestern United States.

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geographic_region

  • noun a demarcated area of the Earth
    geographic area; geographical region; geographical area.

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organza

  • noun a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

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terylene

  • noun a kind of polyester fabric
    Dacron.

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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canadian_maritime_provinces

  • noun the collective name for the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
    Maritimes; Maritime Provinces.

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handkerchief

  • noun a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
    hanky; hankey; hankie.

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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patch

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; maculation; fleck; dapple.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; plot of land; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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lisle

  • noun a fabric woven with lisle thread
  • noun a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
    lisle thread.

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parade_ground

  • noun an area for holding parades

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permanent

  • noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    permanent wave; perm.
  • adjective continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    lasting.
    • permanent secretary to the president
    • permanent address
    • literature of permanent value

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purlieu

  • noun an outer adjacent area of any place
    environs.

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breiz

  • noun a former province of northwestern France on a peninsula between the English Channel and the Bay of Biscay
    Bretagne; Brittany.

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basin

  • noun a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids
    • she mixed the dough in a large basin
  • noun the quantity that a basin will hold
    basinful.
    • a basinful of water

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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crinoline

  • noun a skirt stiffened with hoops
    hoopskirt.
  • noun a full stiff petticoat made of crinoline fabric

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finger_lakes

  • noun a geographical area in central New York State that is named for a series of narrow glacial lakes that lie parallel in a north-south direction

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tappa

  • noun the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus
    tapa; tappa bark; tapa bark.
  • noun a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
    tapa.

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john_singer_sargent

  • noun United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
    Sargent.

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georgia

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Empire State of the South; GA; Peach State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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barbary

  • noun a region of northern Africa on the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Gibraltar; was used as a base for pirates from the 16th to 19th centuries

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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mine

  • noun excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted
  • noun explosive device that explodes on contact; designed to destroy vehicles or ships or to kill or maim personnel

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catchment

  • noun a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)

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rustbelt

  • noun urban areas in New England and Midwest characterized by concentrations of declining industries (steel or textiles)

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silk

  • noun a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  • noun animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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mahgrib

  • noun the region of northwest Africa comprising the Atlas Mountains and the coastlands of Morocco and Algeria and Tunisia
    Maghreb.

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moreen

  • noun a heavy fabric of wool (or wool and cotton) used mostly in upholstery or for curtains

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sumerian

  • noun a member of a people who inhabited ancient Sumer
  • adjective of or relating to ancient Sumer or its inhabitants

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athletic_field

  • noun a piece of land prepared for playing a game
    field; playing field; playing area.
    • the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

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center_field

  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center.
    • he hit the ball to deep center
  • noun the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is expected to field balls in the central third of the outfield
    centerfield.

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labrador

  • noun the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada

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cretonne

  • noun an unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

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plot_of_land

  • noun a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
    plot; patch; plot of ground.
    • a bean plot
    • a cabbage patch
    • a briar patch

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virginia

  • noun a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
    Old Dominion State; Old Dominion; VA.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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canaan

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Palestine; Promised Land; Holy Land.

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plait

  • noun a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
    twist; braid; tress.
  • noun any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape
    pleat.

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mongolian

  • noun a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
    Mongol.
  • noun a family of Altaic language spoken in Mongolia
    Mongolic language; Mongolic.

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saxony

  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Saxe; Sachsen.

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promised_land

  • noun an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
    Palestine; Canaan; Holy Land.
  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    heaven; Eden; nirvana; Shangri-la; paradise.

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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chamois

  • noun a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
    chamois leather; chammy leather; shammy; shammy leather; chammy.
  • noun hoofed mammal of mountains of Eurasia having upright horns with backward-hooked tips
    Rupicapra rupicapra.

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philistia

  • noun an ancient region on the coast of southwestern Palestine that was strategically located on a trade route between Syria and Egypt; important in biblical times

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shoddy

  • noun reclaimed wool fiber
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    cheapjack; tawdry.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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melting_pot

  • noun an environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
  • noun a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions
    crucible.

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adelie_coast

  • noun a costal region of Antarctica to the south of Australia; noted for its large colonies of penguins
    Adelie Land; Terre Adelie.

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coating

  • noun a thin layer covering something
    coat.
    • a second coat of paint
  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; finish.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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worsted

  • noun a woolen fabric with a hard textured surface and no nap; woven of worsted yarns "he wore a worsted suit"
  • noun a tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool
    worsted yarn.

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deep_south

  • noun the southeastern region of the United States: South Carolina and Georgia and Alabama and Mississippi and Louisiana; prior to the American Civil War all these states produced cotton and permitted slavery

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field_of_honor

  • noun the scene of a duel
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field; field of battle.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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frieze

  • noun an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band between the architrave and the cornice
  • noun a heavy woolen fabric with a long nap

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slask

  • noun a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    Slezsko; Schlesien; Silesia.

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nubia

  • noun an ancient region of northeastern Africa (southern Egypt and northern Sudan) on the Nile; much of Nubia is now under Lake Nasser

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illyria

  • noun an uncertain region on the east shore of the Adriatic where an ancient Indo-European people once lived

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golan

  • noun a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria
    Golan Heights.
    • artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel

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woollen

  • noun a fabric made from the hair of sheep
    woolen; wool.
  • adjective of or related to or made of wool
    woolen.
    • a woolen sweater

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bowl

  • noun a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;
  • noun a concave shape with an open top
    trough.

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textile

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    cloth; material; fabric.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • adjective of or relating to fabrics or fabric making
    • textile research

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dixieland

  • noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
    Dixie; Confederacy; Confederate States of America; Confederate States; South.

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new_hampshire

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    NH; Granite State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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chechenia

  • noun an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic
    Chechen Republic; Chechnya.

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geographical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographic.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographic.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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martinique

  • noun an island in the eastern Caribbean in the Windward Islands; administered as an overseas region of France

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wasteland

  • noun an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    barren; waste.
    • the barrens of central Africa
    • the trackless wastes of the desert

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donbas

  • noun an industrial region in the Ukraine
    Donbass; Donets Basin.

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toweling

  • noun any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels
    towelling.
  • verb wipe with a towel
    towel.
    • towel your hair dry

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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parthian

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Parthia
  • noun the Iranian language spoken in the Parthian kingdom (250 BC to AD 226)

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virgin_wool

  • noun wool not used before; wool not processed or woven before

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imitation_leather

  • noun fabric made to look like leather
    leatherette.

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pinstripe

  • noun a suit made from a fabric with very thin stripes
  • noun a fabric with very thin stripes

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dust_sheet

  • noun a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period
    dust cover.

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crna_gora

  • noun a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea; now part of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
    Montenegro.

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suburb

  • noun a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
    suburbia; suburban area.

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latvia

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea
    Republic of Latvia.

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aertex

  • noun a trademark for a loosely woven cotton fabric that is used to make shirts and underwear

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save-all

  • noun a receptacle for catching waste products for further use
  • noun a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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fustian

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; bombast; claptrap; rant.
  • noun a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

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railway

  • noun line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
    railway line; railroad; railroad line; railway system.
  • noun a line of track providing a runway for wheels
    railroad track; railroad.
    • he walked along the railroad track

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sachsen

  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Saxe; Saxony.

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weave

  • noun pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  • verb interlace by or as if by weaving
    interweave.

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sumer

  • noun an area in the southern region of Babylonia in present-day Iraq; site of the Sumerian civilization of city-states that flowered during the third millennium BC

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nylon

  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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norse

  • noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Northman; Scandinavian.
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Norway
    Norwegian; Norseman.

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chechen_republic

  • noun an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic
    Chechnya; Chechenia.

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midway

  • noun the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  • noun naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
    Battle of Midway.

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hatchery

  • noun a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
    • the park authorities operated a trout hatchery

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vulcanized_fiber

  • noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
    fibre; fiber.

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upholstery_material

  • noun the fabric used in upholstering

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spark

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    glint; flicker.
  • noun merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    sparkle; light; twinkle.
    • he had a sparkle in his eye
    • there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes

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jean

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; denim.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    denim; dungaree.

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sarsenet

  • noun a fine soft silk fabric often used for linings
    sarcenet.

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middle_west

  • noun the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
    midwestern United States; Midwest.

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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baltic_republic

  • noun European countries bordering the Baltic Sea
    Baltic State.

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tidewater_region

  • noun the coastal plain of the South: eastern parts of Virginia and North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia
    Tidewater.

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normandie

  • noun a former province of northwestern France on the English channel; divided into Haute-Normandie and Basse-Normandie
    Normandy.

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wale

  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; weal; welt.
  • noun thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
    strake.

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athletic

  • adjective relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
    • athletic facilities
  • adjective satellite vigorously active
    gymnastic; acrobatic.
    • an acrobatic dance
    • an athletic child
    • athletic playing
    • gymnastic exercises

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wincey

  • noun a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas

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colonist

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    settler.

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lithuania

  • noun a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
    Lietuva; Republic of Lithuania.

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burgundy

  • noun a former province of eastern France that is famous for its wines
    Bourgogne.
  • noun red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
    Burgundy wine.

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canton_flannel

  • noun a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side
    cotton flannel.

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scrubland

  • noun an uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation

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brussels_lace

  • noun fine lace with a raised or applique design

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saame

  • noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander; Same.
  • noun the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
    Lapp; Sami; Same; Saami.

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french_riviera

  • noun the French part of the Riviera
    Cote d'Azur.

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alternative

  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    option; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse
  • adjective satellite serving or used in place of another
    alternate; substitute.
    • an alternative plan

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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satin

  • noun a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

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eastern_roman_empire

  • noun a continuation of the Roman Empire in the Middle East after its division in 395
    Byzantine Empire; Byzantium.

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pongee

  • noun a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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epirus

  • noun an ancient area on the Ionian Sea that flourished as a kingdom in the 3rd century BC; located in northwestern Greece and southern Albania

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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galatia

  • noun an ancient country in central Asia Minor

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parts

  • noun the local environment
    • he hasn't been seen around these parts in years
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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connecticut

  • noun a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Nutmeg State; Constitution State; CT.
  • noun a river in the northeastern United States; flows south from northern New Hampshire along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont and through Massachusetts and Connecticut where it empties into Long Island Sound
    Connecticut River.

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setting

  • noun the context and environment in which something is set
    scene.
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story
  • noun the state of the environment in which a situation exists
    scope; background.
    • you can't do that in a university setting

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duffel

  • noun a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings
    duffle bag; duffle; duffel bag.
  • noun a coarse heavy woolen fabric
    duffle