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Noun: angora  an'go-ru
  1. The capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
    - Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of Turkey, Angora
     
  2. A domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which is the true mohair
    - Angora, Angora goat
     
  3. Domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair
    - Angora, Angora rabbit
     
  4. A long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
    - Angora, Angora cat

Derived forms: angoras, Angoras

Type of: Capra hircus, cat, coney, cony, domestic cat, domestic goat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat, kitty [informal], kitty-cat [informal], mog [Brit, informal], moggie [Brit, informal], moggy [Brit, informal], national capital, puss [informal], pussy [informal], pussycat [informal], rabbit

Part of: Republic of Turkey, Turkey

Encyclopedia: Angora, Philadelphia