Definition of national costume
: the traditional clothing of a country The dancers were dressed in their national costumes.
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: the prevailing fashion in coiffure, jewelry, and apparel of a period, country, or class
: an outfit worn to create the appearance characteristic of a particular period, person, place, or thing
: a person's ensemble of outer garments
: to provide with a costume
: to design costumes for
: characterized by the use of costumes
: suitable for or enhancing the effect of a particular costume
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