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Back in Lori Clark’s day, women wore skirts or gauchos.
Garance was dressed casually but elegantly, sporting gauchos, a denim jacket, grey scarf and bedazzled heels—a gift from Schuman.
His father was a shop owner who later worked as a gaucho.
Begin in vibrant and lively Rio de Janeiro and then let the very many wonders of South America entice you—from jungle exploring in the Amazon to the gaucho plains of Argentina.
Q: Is Argentina where the gauchos — cowboys — live?
A street fair that showcases gaucho culture, Mataderos is, for now, more crowded with Argentines than visiting foreigners.
A cultural option is the visit to the nearby gaucho town of San Antonio de Areco known for its famed and masterful silversmiths.
The historic old stone cloisters lent an otherworldly feel to the collection of frothy, spell-binding looks that seemed to merge the tulle of 1900s gowns with styles of the low-slung gaucho.
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The nomadic and colorful horsemen of the Argentine and Uruguayan plains, the guachos remain folk heroes famed for hardiness and lawlessness. Gauchos flourished from the mid-18th to the mid-19th century. At first they rounded up the herds of horses and cattle that roamed freely on the vast grasslands east of the Andes. In the early 19th century, they fought first in the armies that defeated the Spanish colonial regime and then for the military dictators who jockeyed for power after independence. Argentine writers celebrated the gauchos, and gaucho literature is an important part of the Argentine cultural tradition.
Origin and Etymology of gaucho
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
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Definition of gaucho for English Language Learners
: a cowboy in South America
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