[ roo-ah-nuh ]
/ ruˈɑ nə /


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

Nearby words

  1. rts.,
  2. rtt,
  3. rtw,
  4. ru,
  5. ru 486,
  6. ruanda,
  7. ruanda-urundi,
  8. rub,
  9. rub al khali,
  10. rub along

Origin of ruana

Borrowed into English from American Spanish around 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for 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