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gown

noun [C]  /ɡɑʊn/ us  
a woman’s dress, esp. a long one worn on formal occasions, or a long, loose piece of clothing worn over other clothes for a particular purpose: She wore a beautiful satin gown to the senior prom. Students wore black gowns for the graduation ceremonies.
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