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banana republic

Informal and derogatory a small country, esp in Central America, that is politically unstable and has an economy dominated by foreign interest, usually dependent on one export, such as bananas
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Through thoughtful design, Banana Republic provides a wardrobe of favorites to style and wear time and time again in new ways.
Turkey is not a banana republic, and human life should not be worthless in Turkey.
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The first Russian Banana Republic store is part of Gap Inc.
The romance of a pink and orange painted sky while the sun sets on the ocean's horizon was the inspiration behind Wildbloom Rouge," says Banana Republic Creative Director & Executive Vice President, Simon Kneen.
Fronting on the Winter Garden, one of New York's most beloved public spaces, Banana Republic will be easily accessible to thousands of office workers, tourists and nearby residents.
Following the success of our London and Milan openings, we are delighted to bring Banana Republic to Paris and take another exciting step in our international growth strategy," said Stephen Sunnucks, president, International, Gap Inc.
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