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ˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-cash·mere

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cashmere(noun)

    a soft fabric made from the wool of the Cashmere goat

  2. cashmere(noun)

    the wool of the Kashmir goat

  3. Kashmir, Cashmere, Jammu and Kashmir(noun)

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


  1. cashmere(Noun)

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

  2. cashmere(Noun)

    A soft fabric made of this wool

    a cashmere sweater

  3. Cashmere(ProperNoun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cashmere(noun)

    a rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Thibet, and the Himalayas.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. Cashmere(noun)

    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

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

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