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ruana

[ roo-ah-nuh ]
/ ruˈɑ nə /
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noun
a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.
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Origin of ruana

First recorded in 1810–20; from South American Spanish, from Spanish ruana “ragged; woolen cloth,” from Latin rūga, or from Quechua ruana “textile”

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How to use ruana in a sentence

  • 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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