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Angora,

Turkey: see AnkaraAnkara
, city (1990 pop. 2,533,209), capital of Turkey and Ankara prov., W central Turkey, at an elevation of c.3,000 ft (910 m). Turkey's largest city after İstanbul, Ankara is primarily an administrative city, but it is also an important commercial, industrial, and
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angora

a. the long soft hair of the outer coat of the Angora goat or the fur of the Angora rabbit
b. yarn, cloth, or clothing made from this hair
c. a material made to resemble this yarn or cloth
d. (as modifier): an angora sweater
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Carders often combine the softer wool from Angoras or llamas with sheep's wool.
Hart put one group of Nubian meat goats, Alpine dairy goats, and Angora hair goats on a wheat-pasture diet offering 18 percent crude protein and a only 5 percent crude protein.
Connotate, the leading provider of solutions which transform information from the Web and enterprise into user-empowered on-demand applications and actionable intelligence, announced today that Angora Solutions has selected Connotate's solution to automate the collection and delivery of unique data elements from the Web and build-up proprietary options trading data sets for its clients.
The Nigora goat itself should be gentle, loving and even affectionate but because many Angoras are kind of flighty.
However, Swedish retailers H&M have temporarily banned the sale of Angora in their stores.
Management and investors at Angora, the private owner of Lombok, have immediately bought the retailer out of pre-pack administration in a move which will see three stores and one concession remain open.
Organizations of the descendants of Thracian Bulgarians are claiming that the Turkish state owes them as much as USD 10 B for real estate properties their ancestors left behind in today's European Turkey - and that these claims have been recognized with the Treaty of Friendship between Bulgaria and Turkey signed in the Turkish capital Ankara (also known as Angora at the time) on October 18, 1925 (the so called Angora Treaty).
Sally Buchanan, Bristol SPRAYING angora sweaters and other fluffy woollen garments with a fine mist of hairspray will prevent them from shedding their fibres on to other clothes.
He was injured in a clash with miscreants in Angora Adda and succumbed to injuries in the hospital and embraced shahadat.
Gangtok (Sikkim), July 6 (ANI): The art of making traditional Angora shawls in Sikkim is getting a makeover, as handicrafts and handloom department of the state is adopting new designs and techniques to enhance its popularity.
Angora rabbit wool production in a particular area, under conventional rearing system, is influenced greatly by climatic conditions, nutrition and management other than germplasm.
June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank of America today announced that donations can be made to the American Red Cross at all of its banking centers across the nation to aid victims of the Angora, Lake Tahoe, wildfires.