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English definition of “gown”

gown

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡaʊn/
DRESS a woman's dress, usually worn on formal occasions: a silk gownClothes which cover most of the body
LOOSE CLOTHING a loose piece of clothing like a coat worn for a particular purpose: a hospital gown → See also dressing gownClothes which cover most of the bodyCoats, jackets and cloaks
(Definition of gown from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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