china poblana


chi·​na po·​bla·​na
sometimes capitalized C&P
: a colorful Mexican costume consisting of an embroidered white blouse and a red and green skirt with sequins

Word History


Mexican Spanish, literally, bold and attractive mestizo woman of Puebla

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“China poblana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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