Definition of mandarin jacket in English:

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mandarin jacket

noun

A plain jacket, typically of embroidered silk, with a mandarin collar.
Example sentences
  • When the Manchu took control of the country, men were forced to wear long queues and mandarin jackets over their gowns.
  • Young scholars bravely wore Western-style suits, abandoning robes and mandarin jackets and cutting their braids.
  • When the Manchu took control of the country, men were forced to wear long queues and mandarin jackets over their gowns.

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Syllabification: man·da·rin jack·et

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