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British Dictionary definitions for tonkinese

Tonkinese

Tongkingese (ˌtɒŋkɪŋˈiːz)

noun plural -ese
  1. a breed of medium-sized cat with almond-shaped aqua-coloured eyes and a soft silky coat
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  • You have disapproved a small expedition to Tonkin and we are a little more serious than the Tonkinese.

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