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


(ˈnæp ə)

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.
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.