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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.]
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles. It is the site of the California Institution for Men (opened 1941), a state prison.
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(Clothing & Fashion) trousers made of chino
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Pants made from coarse, twilled cotton.
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chinos[ˈtʃiːnəʊz] NPL → chinos mpl (pantalones de algodón a veces con pinzas)
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chinos[ˈtʃiːnəʊz] npl (= trousers) → chinos mpl
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