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sombrero

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Pronunciation: /sɒmˈbrɛːrəʊ
 
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Definition of sombrero in English:

noun (plural sombreros)

A broad-brimmed felt or straw hat, typically worn in Mexico and the south-western US.
Example sentences
  • The Cat's Meow is an intriguing velvet cloche hat amidst the bowlers, sombreros, hardhats, and baseball caps in the Hollywood closet.
  • And whether riding a gondola in Venice, wearing a sombrero in Mexico or joining local traditions, this pope always added a touch of style.
  • A multi-coloured straw sombrero from Acapulco in Mexico seemed equally out of place on the Christmas tree.

Origin

Spanish, from sombra 'shade' (see sombre).

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