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Meaning of “gown” in the English Dictionary

"gown" in British English

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gownnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡaʊn/
a woman's ​dress, ​especially a ​long one ​worn on ​formaloccasions: a ball gown a ​long, ​loosepiece of ​clothingworn over other ​clothes for a ​particularpurpose: a hospital gown
(Definition of gown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gown" in American English

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gownnoun [C]

 us   /ɡɑʊn/
a woman’s ​dress, esp. a ​long one ​worn on ​formaloccasions, or a ​long, ​loosepiece of ​clothingworn over other ​clothes for a ​particularpurpose: She ​wore a ​beautifulsatin gown to the ​seniorprom. Students ​woreblack gowns for the ​graduationceremonies.
(Definition of gown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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