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rya

[ree-uh, rahy-uh] /ˈri ə, ˈraɪ ə/
noun, plural ryas.
1.
a handwoven Scandinavian rug with a thick pile and usually a strong, colorful design.
2.
the weave used for this, comprising warp, weft, and hand-tied knots.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; after Rya, city in Sweden, where originally produced
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