arras

noun
ar·ras | \ˈa-rəs, ˈer-əs\
plural arras

Definition of arras 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

2 : a wall hanging or screen of tapestry

Arras

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

Definition of Arras (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of arras

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for arras

Noun

Middle English, from Arras, France

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