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