arras

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noun ar·ras \ˈa-rəs, ˈer-əs\

Definition of arras

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arras

  1. 1 :  a tapestry of Flemish origin used especially for wall hangings and curtains

  2. 2 :  a wall hanging or screen of tapestry

Origin and Etymology of arras

Middle English, from Arras, France


First Known Use: 15th century

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Arras

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geographical name Ar·ras \ä-ˈräs, ˈer-əs, ˈa-rəs\

Definition of Arras

  1. city in northern France south-southwest of Lille population 43,021


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