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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Clothing worn for evening social events. Also called evening clothes.
  • n. See evening gown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening, evening gown
  • n. formal attire worn for evening social events.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening

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