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Nap·a

 (năp′ə)
A city of northern California northeast of Oakland. It is a center of the Napa Valley, a mountainous region that is famous for its vineyards.
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napa

(ˈnæpə)
n
1. (Tanning) a type of leather made by tanning sheepskin
2. (Plants) a broad-leafed plant used as a vegetable in east Asia. Also called: Chinese cabbage or celery cabbage
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nap•a

or nap•pa (ˈnæp ə)
n.
(sometimes cap.) a soft, tawed leather usu. made from sheepskin or lambskin, used for gloves, shoes, luggage, etc.
[1890–95, Amer.; after Napa, California]

Nap•a

(ˈnæp ə)

n.
a city in W California: center of wine-producing region. 57,320.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.napa - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
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References in classic literature ?
Still west they headed, over more mountains, to beautiful Napa Valley.
"We'll see 'm later on," Billy said, as they turned northwest, through the vineyards and orchards of Napa Valley.
He had been all day in the hills west of the Napa Valley, looking for doves and such small game as was in season.
Helena, and on to the east, across Sonoma to the chaparral-covered range that shut off the view of Napa Valley.
Through the first flowed all the water of Napa River and the great tide-lands; through the second flowed all the water of Suisun Bay and the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
So it happened, when the posses had begun to penetrate the mountain, and when the man was compelled to make a daylight dash down into the Valley of the Moon to cross over to the mountain fastnesses that lay between it and Napa Valley, that Harley Kennan rode out on the hot-blooded colt he was training.
They turned the horses in the other direction, and took the climb of the Nun Canyon road that led over the divide and down into the Napa Valley.
C2 Ayia Napa is the third licensed satellite casino to open its doors in Cyprus following Nicosia and Larnaca last year plus the original Limassol temporary casino.
"It is an honour for the municipality that Melco chose Ayia Napa to open the satellite casino in the Famagusta district," Karousos said:
YousufKhushk assured the NAPA delegation that we will provide the space and students to the NAPA while all the expenditures will be incurred on these activities borne and funded by NAPA.
Together with NAPA, owned by Genuine Parts Company, Jerry's will become the dominant player in the North Central Washington auto parts supply industry, easily eclipsing other local and national brands.
Mr Ahmed said the aim of the festival, whose first edition was organised in 2014, is to provide the Napa students, alumni and citizens of Karachi with an opportunity to see a variety of art forms.