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Line breaks: Sou¦mak
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːmak/

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Definition of Soumak in English:


A rug or carpet made in the neighbourhood of Shemakha in Azerbaijan, distinguished by a flat, napless surface and loose threads at the back.


early 20th century: perhaps an alteration of Shemakha (see above).

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