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pollera

pollera(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (clothing) (Southern Cone)
a. skirt
No me dejaron entrar en la iglesia por llevar una pollera corta.I wasn't allowed to go into the church because I was wearing a short skirt.
b. overskirt
Las mujeres que bailaban en la fiesta del pueblo llevaban polleras y mantas de vivos colores.The women who were dancing in the village festival wore brightly-colored overskirts and shawls.
2. (clothing) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. pollera
Las mujeres estaban preciosas en sus polleras bailando el tamborito en la fiesta.The women looked beautiful in their polleras dancing the tamborito at the festival.
b. embroidered national dress
Todas las panameñas desean ponerse su primer pollera.All Panamanian women look forward to putting on their first embroidered national dress.
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pollera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. skirt (Southern Cone)
pollera
1 (para pollos) (criadero) hencoop; chicken run; (cesto) basket for chickens
2 (Latinoamérica) (falda) skirt; overskirt
3 (S. Cone) (Religión) soutane
4 (aparato) walker
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