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English definition of “gown”

gown

noun [C]     /ɡaʊn/
a woman's dress, especially a long one worn on formal occasions, or a long, loose piece of clothing worn over other clothes for a particular purpose: a ball gown a hospital gownClothes which cover most of the bodyCoats, jackets and cloaks
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