Definition of “tapestry” - English Dictionary

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“tapestry” in British English

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tapestrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtæp.ɪ.stri/ us /ˈtæp.ə.stri/

a piece of cloth with a pattern or picture that is created by sewing or weaving different coloured threads onto a special type of strong cloth

(Definition of “tapestry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“tapestry” in American English

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tapestrynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈtæp·ə·stri/

a strong cloth with colored threads woven into it to create a picture or design, usually hung on a wall or used to cover furniture:

[ C ] Mitchell creates tapestries that depict river landscapes.

(Definition of “tapestry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)