madras

Definition of madras

ma`dras´
n.1.A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans.
A black woman in blue cotton gown, red-and-yellow madras turban . . . crouched against the wall.
- G. W. Cable.
2.A light patterned cotton fabric.

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Bharat, India, province, Republic of India, state, Tamil Nadu
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