from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A handwoven Scandinavian rug with a thick pile and usually colorful abstract designs.
- n. The weaving pattern characteristic of such rugs.
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- n. a shag rug made in Sweden
After Rya, a village of southwest Sweden.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)