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A city of southern California east of Los Angeles. It is the site of the California Institution for Men (opened 1941), a state prison.
n. pl. chi·nos
1. A coarse twilled cotton fabric used for uniforms and sometimes work or sports clothes.
2. chinos Pants made of a coarse twilled cotton.
[American Spanish, mestizo, yellowish (from its original tan color), probably from Spanish chino, Chinese, from China, China.]
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n, pl -nos
(Textiles) US a durable cotton twill cloth
[C20: from American Spanish, of obscure origin]
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n., pl. -nos.
1. a twilled cotton cloth, often dyed khaki, used for uniforms, sportswear, etc.
2. Usu., chinos. trousers of this cloth.
[1940–45, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]
a city in SE California. 58,170.
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|Noun||1.||chino - trousers made with chino cloth|
chino - a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms
|2.||chino - a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms|
chino - trousers made with chino cloth
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