- a pongee fabric made from the filaments of the wild silkworm.
- a lustrous fabric simulating pongee and woven from fibers other than silk.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUNCTUATION QUIZ
Example sentences from the Web for honan
The Shang state had its centre in northern Honan, north of the Yellow river.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
We followed the ridge of these mountains for a time, and then dropped to the hilly country of Honan Province.The Image and the Likeness|John Scott Campbell
There is only my father, replied Na, and he is a Shantung man who came to live in Honan.
In Honan there lived a man named Chang, who originally belonged to Shantung.
The women, though darker than those of the Honan province, are quite as straight-featured and much more rosy and robust.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh|Augustus F. Lindley