Meaning of 袍

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Pinyin: páo
English Definition: gown (lined)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: A cloth wrap ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
旗袍 páo Chinese-style dress; cheongsam
长袍 cháng páo chang pao (traditional Chinese men's robe); gown; robe; Classifiers:
龙袍 lóng páo dragon robe; emperor's court dress
战袍 zhàn páo (old) combat robe; soldier's uniform; (sports) team jersey; team shirt
睡袍 shuì páo nightgown
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Example Sentences
I knocked on the door and a woman in a white satin gown holding a flaming torch came out and asked me what I wanted.
He robed himself in a ceremonial gown today.
Evening gowns range from full ball gowns to cocktail dresses.
And he adds that they were painted over several times. The outer robes on one were pink and later orange on the outside, with a pale blue lining, whereas the other was white.
Worryingly, the rules also enable the president or the secretary of defence (the most powerful of those presidential siblings) to pass regulations "as it is deemed necessary".