sombrero

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noun som·bre·ro \ səm-ˈbrer-(ˌ)ō , säm- \

Definition of sombrero

plural sombreros
:an often high-crowned hat of felt or straw with a very wide brim worn especially in the Southwest and Mexico

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Origin and Etymology of sombrero

Spanish, from sombra shade


SOMBRERO Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sombrero for English Language Learners

  • : a type of hat with a very wide brim that is often worn in Mexico and the southwestern U.S.


SOMBRERO Defined for Kids

sombrero

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noun som·bre·ro \ səm-ˈbrer-ō \

Definition of sombrero for Students

plural sombreros
:a tall hat with a very wide brim worn especially in Mexico


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