noun \ˈrē-ə\

Definition of rya

  1. :  a Scandinavian handwoven rug with a deep resilient comparatively flat pile; also :  the weave typical of this rug

Origin and Etymology of rya

Rya, village in southwest Sweden

First Known Use: 1921

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