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ˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-cash·mere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cashmerenoun

    a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat

  2. cashmerenoun

    the wool of the Kashmir goat

  3. Kashmir, Cashmere, Jammu and Kashmirnoun

    an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India


  1. cashmerenoun

    Fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat

    Etymology: From Hindustani कश्मीर / (kašmīr), meaning Kashmir, from .

  2. cashmerenoun

    A soft fabric made of this wool

    a cashmere sweater

    Etymology: From Hindustani कश्मीर / (kašmīr), meaning Kashmir, from .

  3. Cashmerenoun

    A breed of goat raised for its hair, Capra hircus.

    Etymology: From Hindustani कश्मीर / (kašmīr), meaning Kashmir, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cashmerenoun

    a rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Thibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for sale to Europeans

  2. Cashmerenoun

    a dress fabric made of fine wool, or of fine wool and cotton, in imitation of the original cashmere


  1. Cashmere

    Cashmere is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. It is part of the Wenatchee–East Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,060 at the 2010 census. The population was 3,075 at 2012 Estimate from Office of Financial Management.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cashmere

    kash′mēr, n. a rich kind of shawl made from the Cashmere goat: any similar shawl.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cashmere

    or Kashmir (2,543), a native Indian State, bordering upon Tibet, 120 m. long and 80 m. wide, with beautiful scenery and a delicious climate, in a valley of the Himalayas, forming the basin of the Upper Indus, hemmed in by deep-gorged woods and snow-peaked mountains, and watered by the Jhelum, which spreads out here and there near it into lovely lakes; shawl weaving and lacquer-work are the chief occupations of the inhabitants.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cashmere

    A province of Northern India; was subdued by the Mohammedans in the 16th century; by the Afghans in 1752; by the Sikhs in 1819; and ceded to the British in 1846, who gave it to the Maharajah Gholab-Singh, with a nominal sovereignty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cashmere in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cashmere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cashmere in a Sentence

  1. Cindy Crawford:

    I feel like Cindy Crawford was in jeans and like a cashmere sweater and almost that vibe of being super laid back, so I also was probably a little, I mean it was uncomfortable, but it was sweet. It was a very sweet day and a great memory. Campbell then echoed Crawfords praise of the late princess, who died in 1997. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Loved Princess Princess Diana, I just loved Princess Diana.

  2. Fran Lebowitz:

    I do not believe in God. I believe in cashmere.

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