英 [mə'drɑːs; -'dræs]
- madras (adj.)
- 1833, in reference to the former Indian state of Madras (modern Chennai, a Tamil name), from which this type of bright-colored muslin cloth was exported. The British fort there dates from 1639; the name sometimes is said to be from Sanskrit mandra, a god of the underworld, but perhaps rather from Arabic madrasa "school" or Portuguese Madre (de Deus).
- 1. He was a poor student from Madras whose genius took him to Cambridge.
- 2. Madras Packaging currently employs 79 in Argos.
- 3. He ordered a lamb madras to take away.
- 4. If it becomes madras a or a college of inculcation only, that could be hugely problematic.
- 如果它成为灌输性的伊斯兰学校, 可能会有大问题.
- 5. Lots of Talibs madras a have joined the fight but that doesn't mean we stopped learning.
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