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sombrero
American English: /ˌsɑmˈbrɛroʊ/
British English: /sɒmˈbrɛːrəʊ/

Translation of sombrero in Spanish:

noun plural -ros

  • sombrero (masculine) mexicano
    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.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.