Definition of sombrero
: an often high-crowned hat of felt or straw with a very wide brim worn especially in the Southwest and Mexico
Origin and Etymology of sombrero
Spanish, from sombra shade
First Known Use: 1599
SOMBRERO Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of sombrero for Students
: a tall hat with a very wide brim worn especially in Mexico
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