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ruana

[roo-ah-nuh] /ruˈɑ nə/
noun
1.
a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.
Origin of ruana
1940-1945
Borrowed into English from American Spanish around 1940-45
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  • Then they threw a ruana over me and carried me out through the patio and around by the old church to the Boque trail.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking

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