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napa

[nap-uh, nah-puh] /ˈnæp ə, ˈnɑ pə/
noun
2.
Origin of napa
of undetermined orig.

Napa

[nap-uh] /ˈnæp ə/
noun
1.
a city in W California: center of wine-producing region.

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[nap-uh, nah-puh] /ˈnæp ə, ˈnɑ pə/
noun
1.
a very soft glove leather made from the skin of a sheep, kid, or goat.
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nappa

/ˈnæpə/
noun
1.
a soft leather, used in gloves and clothes, made from sheepskin, lambskin, or kid
Word Origin
C19: named after Napa, California, where it was originally made
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Napa

California county noted for wines, perhaps from a Southern Patwin (Wiuntun) word meaning "homeland."

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