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1. a garment worn by citizens of ancient Rome, consisting of a piece of cloth draped around the body
2. the official vestment of certain offices



an outer garment worn by citizens of ancient Rome. A type of robe, the toga was usually made of white wool; the togas of equites (knights) and senators were decorated with a purple border. The all-white toga candida was worn by those seeking public office (hence the word “candidate”).

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In Europe and Mexico, where trials on the TOGA procedure have been conducted for several years, patients have lost about 40 percent of their excess weight.
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There are plans to develop and expand our projects further and we are grateful for the timely motivation by the minister today, Mr Toga added.
after the event is over and still seeing people in togas.
In a sea of white bedsheets, Anthony Allen's toga truly stood out.
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