Bahia Cotton

Brazilian cotton, having a fairly strong, but harsh and wiry staple. Staple about i-in. Spins up to about 42's counts, and used for warp yams.

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  • Bahia — /bah ee euh, beuh /, n. 1. a coastal state of E Brazil. 9,593,687; 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Cap.: Salvador. 2. a former name of Salvador. * * * State (pop., 2000: 13,066,764), eastern Brazil. It covers an area of 219,034 sq mi (567,295… …   Universalium

  • cotton — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gossypium (Latin), cloth, cotton shrub, King Cotton*. Varieties of cotton include: long staple, short staple, upland, Sea Island, Barbadense (Latin), Nankin, Peruvian, Brazil, Bahia, Egyptian, Pima, kidney. Varieties of… …   English dictionary for students

  • Cotton, John — (4 dic. 1585, Derby, Derbyshire, Inglaterra–23 dic. 1652, Boston, Mass.). Líder puritano angloamericano. Estudió en la Universidad de Cambridge, donde entró en contacto por primera vez con el puritanismo. Desde 1612 a 1633 sirvió de vicario en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Valença, Bahia — Valença is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Bahia and has an estimated population of 82.000. It is visited by tourists because it is the main access to the island of Tinharé, famous for the town of Morro de São Paulo. The town Valença is… …   Wikipedia

  • John Cotton — (1585–1652). El reverendo John Cotton (4 de diciembre de 1585 – 23 de diciembre de 1652) fue uno de los principales ministros de la puritana Nueva Inglaterra, entre los que se encontraban John Winthrop, Thomas Hooker, Increase Mather (que se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • South American Cotton — Chiefly Brazilian and Peruvian. These cottons rank third in quality among those used in large quantities, following after Sea Islands and Egyptian. The cotton is marketed under the following names : Tanguis, Pernams (Pernambuco), Maranhams,… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Mather, Cotton — (12 feb. 1663, Boston, colonia de la bahía de Massachusetts–13 feb. 1728, Boston). Líder puritano estadounidense. Hijo de Increase Mather, obtuvo una maestría en el Harvard College y fue ordenado ministro congregacionalista en 1685, tras lo cual… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Brazil — Brazilian /breuh zil yeuhn/, adj., n. /breuh zil /, n. a republic in South America. 164,511,366; 3,286,170 sq. mi. (8,511,180 sq. km). Cap.: Brasília. Portuguese and Spanish, Brasil. Official name, Federative Republic of Brazil. * * * Brazil… …   Universalium

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