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[ri-boh-soh] /rɪˈboʊ soʊ/
noun, plural rebosos.
Also, rebosa
[ri-boh-suh] /rɪˈboʊ sə/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As he spoke, he raised the reboso, and gently drew back her long black hair.

  • But no answer was returned, and wrapping her face in her reboso, she sat down and wept.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • The reboso would disguise them sufficiently for our purpose.

    The Bandolero Mayne Reid
  • Lupe, her face shrouded in her reboso, leans over and whispers.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • She tossed her free foot, and played with the fringe of her reboso.

    The Golden Fleece Julian Hawthorne
  • The reboso, or shawl, is a useful article of clothing of the women of this class.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • A reboso of silk was thrown over her head, falling over her shoulders in graceful undulations.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • Its chief feature, the reboso, was a sort of scarf, like the mantilla of old Spain.

    The Life of Bret Harte Henry Childs Merwin
  • He urged her, saying: "Throw off your reboso that I may see your pretty face!"

    Legends of the City of Mexico Thomas A. Janvier
  • And he would see a woman clad in white standing beside him with her reboso drawn over her face.

    Legends of the City of Mexico Thomas A. Janvier

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