Definition of sari in English:

sari

Syllabification: sa·ri
Pronunciation: /ˈsärē
 
/
(also saree)

noun (plural saris or sarees)

  • A garment consisting of a length of cotton or silk elaborately draped around the body, traditionally worn by women from South Asia.
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    • Ladies were dressed in saris and shalwar kameez of vibrant shades making the streets of Wootton Bassett awash with colour.
    • There was a lot of music and dancing and many people wore traditional Indian clothing, including women's lenghas and sarees and Kurta pyjamas for the men.
    • Out of the gift box came spanking new saris, shirts, trousers, lungis and nighties and the happiness of the inmates knew no bounds.

Origin

late 18th century: from Hindi sāṛī.

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