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 for Angora
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Angora \An*go"ra\ ([a^]n*g[=o]"r[.a]), n.
     A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name
     to a goat, a cat, etc.
     [1913 Webster]
     Angora cat (Zool.), a variety of the domestic cat with very
        long and silky hair, generally of the brownish white
        color. Called also Angola cat. See Cat.
     Angora goat (Zool.), a variety of the domestic goat, reared
        for its long silky hair, which is highly prized for
        [1913 Webster] Angostura

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it
           was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora
           goats [syn: Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of
           Turkey, Angora]
      2: a domestic breed of goat raised for its long silky hair which
         is the true mohair [syn: Angora, Angora goat]
      3: domestic breed of rabbit with long white silky hair [syn:
         Angora, Angora rabbit]
      4: a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat [syn:
         Angora, Angora cat]

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