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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Angora \An*go"ra\ ([a^]n*g[=o]"r[.a]), n.
A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name
to a goat, a cat, etc.
Angora cat (Zool.), a variety of the domestic cat with very
long and silky hair, generally of the brownish white
color. Called also Angola cat. See Cat.
Angora goat (Zool.), a variety of the domestic goat, reared
for its long silky hair, which is highly prized for
[1913 Webster] Angostura
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it
was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora
goats [syn: Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of
2: a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which
is the true mohair [syn: Angora, Angora goat]
3: domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair [syn:
Angora, Angora rabbit]
4: a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat [syn:
Angora, Angora cat]
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