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  1. a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.
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Origin of ruana

Borrowed into English from American Spanish around 1940–45
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Historical Examples of ruana

  • 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