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balaclava   
      

It Has 9 letters ( b a l a c l a v a )         4 vowels ( a a a a )         5 consonants ( b l c l v )         Word on the contrary avalcalab

Which the Definition/Meaning of balaclava in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌbæl.əˈklɑː.və/, /ˌbɑː.ləˈklɑː.və/ * Rhymes: -ɑːvə

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˌbæl.əˈklɑː.və/, /ˌbɑː.ləˈklɑː.və/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːvə

Which the Definition/Meaning of balaclava in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From the city of Balaklava in the Crimea, in Turkish _balıklava_ (“fishing ground”). During the Crimean War the British troops suffered of cold due to improper clothing. When the news spread in the home front after the Battle of Balaclava, the people began knitting warm clothing for the soldiers, including woollen caps to be worn under the helmet, which were named balaclavas by the troops.

From the city of Balaklava in the Crimea, in Turkish balıklava (fishing ground). During the Crimean War the British troops suffered of cold due to improper clothing. When the news spread in the home front after the Battle of Balaclava, the people began knitting warm clothing for the soldiers, including woollen caps to be worn under the helmet, which were named balaclavas by the troops.

Which the Definition/Meaning of balaclava in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

BALACLAVA (_plural_ BALACLAVAS) * A warm cap shielding the neck and head, often made out of wool. * (chiefly Canada) A ski mask with holes for the eyes and, sometimes, the nose and mouth, which may be rolled up and worn like a toque or pulled over the face for greater protection. * 1969, "Robbed seven banks, BALACLAVA Bill given 15-year term in jail," _Globe and Mail_ (Toronto), 10 Jan., p. 1, George Ronald Waite, 33, known as BALACLAVA Bill because of the dark blue woollen hood he wore while robbing seven banks of $46,200 over the past two years, was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in Kingston Penitentiary. TRANSLATIONS

balaclava (plural balaclavas)

  1. A warm cap shielding the neck and head, often made out of wool.
  2. (chiefly Canada) A ski mask with holes for the eyes and, sometimes, the nose and mouth, which may be rolled up and worn like a toque or pulled over the face for greater protection.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of balaclava in categoryPORTUGUESE - NOUN
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Portuguese - Noun

BALACLAVA f (_plural_ BALACLAVAS) * balaclava (headgear)

balaclava f (plural balaclavas)

  1. balaclava (headgear)


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