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Rowan Blanchard carries a version adorned with wisps of Leptospirnum, while Halle's parasol was lush with Caspia branches to match her Cinderella-blue dress.
At both Kiki and a similarly chic restaurant next door, Seaspice, yacht owners docked their vessels alongside the outdoor dining areas and stepped ashore for drinks and meals under the shade of large, cream-colored parasols.
During the commercial whaling era, artisans would even incorporate it into corsets and parasols.
The raucous march of thousands was packed with horn players, families, tambourines, colorful parasols, Mardi Gras Indians and some special guests, with police reporting as many as 10,000 attendees.
The painting — also a portrait of Camille, featuring the same parasol with green lining as the one adjacent — seems to hang in space, backgrounded by a wall-sized projection of a garden scene much like the ones that Monet used as inspiration.
In addition to the trees, that plan calls for permanent lanterns and parasols in a park would be the site of an annual spring festival celebrating Japanese art, music, food and culture.
Parents can purchase separate accessories to further meet their needs, such as a seat liner, cup holder, sun canopy, parasol, footmuff and more.
Farmyard carts were heaped with parasols and straw hats to protect the guests from the unrelenting sun, and a baldachin was hastily created for the bride the day before and held aloft on bamboo poles by the adorable flower girls and pages.
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Origin and Etymology of parasol
First Known Use: 1660See Words from the same year
PARASOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parasol for English Language Learners
: a light umbrella that you use to protect yourself from the sun
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