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Meaning of MANTUA

Pronunciation:  'manchoou

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
 

MANTUA is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: gown

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man"tu*a\, n.
1. A superior kind of rich silk formerly exported from Mantua
   in Italy. [Obs.] --Beck (Draper's Dict.).

2. A woman's cloak or mantle; also, a woman's gown. [Obs.]

 

 

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