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or par·ra·mat·ta  (păr′ə-măt′ə)
A fine, lightweight silk and wool or cotton and wool dress fabric.

[After Parramatta.]


(ˌpærəˈmætə) or


(Textiles) a lightweight twill-weave fabric of wool formerly with silk or cotton, used for dresses, etc, now used esp for rubber-proofed garments
[C19: named after Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, where it was originally produced]
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The first stage took us to Paramatta, a small country town, next to Sydney in importance.
In addition, Chris Sandow, Warrington's new signing from Paramatta, is unavailable.
Warrington are now looking to bring in a playmaking half-back in the shape of Chris Sandow from Australian NRL side Paramatta Eels.
When the Russians headed south more than a week ago, Australia sent the Royal Australian Navy frigates HMAS Paramatta and HMAS Stuart and RAAF's P3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft to watch their movements.
This book enumerates all the paramatta dhamma(ultimate realities) to be found in the world.
offices of Moore Stephens, Level 6, 460 Church Street, Paramatta, New
Huon Aquaculture's processing facility at Paramatta Creek and Tassal's fish protein and oil factory at Triabunna will provide new opportunities in an already rapidly growing sector - but they need this funding now.
Yet, as we literally rode the waves across Sydney Harbour and up the Paramatta River to the Olympic Stadium, there was a sense that something very special lay in store.
even while it is as frail as the ice on a Paramatta puddle, it is stronger under compression than Sydney sandstone .
Hardman Hock, 29, is wanted by NRL outfit Paramatta Eels, despite being contracted to the Warriors until 2016.
Stephen Bevans is professor of mission and culture at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago; Katalina Tahaafe-Williams teaches at United Theological College, Paramatta, Australia.
as watching Melbourne play Paramatta the other night and it's the same background.