There are 2 definitions of Angora in English:

Angora

Syllabification: An·go·ra
Pronunciation: /aNGˈgôrə
 
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  • former name (until 1930) of Ankara.

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There are 2 definitions of Angora in English:

angora

Syllabification: an·go·ra
Pronunciation: /aNGˈgôrə
 
/

noun

[often as modifier]
  • 1A cat, goat, or rabbit of a long-haired breed: angora rabbits
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    • Mrs Neve said the purpose of the event was to show pastoralists that they could breed angoras commercially.
    • Stock farming is mainly confined to sheep and goats, particularly the angora goat.
    • What do Persian kittens, angora sweaters and the romantic comedy Just Married have in common?
  • 1.1A fabric made from the hair of the angora goat or rabbit: an angora cardigan
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    • Fabrics that are derived from animal hair (including angora, cashmere and basic wool blends) are most susceptible to insect damage.
    • I do not have experience dyeing wool, cashmere, angora, or other similar hair fibers, so I cannot speak directly.
    • Mohair, angora, wool, cashmere, camel, alpaca, etc. are all your allies against the wind and cold.

Origin

early 19th century (denoting a long-haired breed): from the place name Angora.

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