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mad•ras



Pronunciation: (mad'rus, mu-dras', -dräs'), [key]
n.
1. a light cotton fabric of various weaves, esp. one in multicolored plaid or stripes, used for shirts, dresses, jackets, etc.
2. a thin curtain fabric of a light, gauzelike weave with figures of heavier yarns.
3. a large, brightly colored kerchief, of silk or cotton, often used for turbans.

adj.
made of or resembling madras.

Ma•dras



Pronunciation: (mu-dras', -dräs'), [key]
n.
1. a seaport in and the capital of Tamil Nadu state, in SE India, on the Bay of Bengal. 3,169,930.
2. former name of Tamil Nadu.

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