Sombrero


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sombrero

 

a wide-brimmed Spanish hat. Sombreros, which are made of straw, bast, or palm leaves, are common in Latin-American countries, particularly Mexico.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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