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Definition of "chimere" []

  • A loose sleeveless robe worn especially by Anglican bishops. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chimere" in a sentence
  • "The chimere is a dress of black satin, with white lawn sleeves."
  • "The government of Aristide, who returned to office in 2001 after ruling the country for two periods in the 1990s, allied itself with his own armed partisans, often referred to as chimere after a mythical fire-breathing demon."
  • "Someone said the protesters are violent "chimere," a word for political gangs."