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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}  (Zo["o]l.),  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}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  variety  of  the  domestic  goat, 
  reared  for  its  long  silky  hair,  which  is  highly  prized  for 
  manufacture. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Angora 
  n  1:  raised  for  its  long  silky  hair  which  is  the  true  mohair 
  [syn:  {Angora},  {Angora  goat}] 
  2:  domestic  breed  with  long  white  silky  hair  [syn:  {Angora},  {Angora 
  rabbit}] 
  3:  a  long-haired  breed  similar  to  the  Persian  cat  [syn:  {Angora}, 
  {Angora  cat}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Angora,  MN 
  Zip  code(s):  55703 
  Angora,  NE 
  Zip  code(s):  69331 




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