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cheongsam

noun cheong·sam \ˈchŋ-ˌsäm\

Definition of CHEONGSAM

:  a dress of southern Chinese origin with a slit skirt and a mandarin collar

Origin of CHEONGSAM

Chinese (Guangdong) chèuhng-sāam, literally, long gown
First Known Use: 1952

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