Definition of shamiana in English:
- In time the shamianas and tents were replaced by buildings - barracks for soldiers and quarters for officers and their families.
- Heat, dust and rusty autorickshaws that await the tourist who decides to venture on a local sightseeing are all just part of the show; so are the shamianas erected by the side of the wharf and people selling handicrafts.
- Anything from chairs and tables to utensils, lamps and shamianas are there for the asking, for a ‘small’ price.
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