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  • n. Plural form of lappa.


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  • Few people are aware that a group of women -- calling themselves the Peace Women, dressed in colourful lappas Liberian cloth, bright white T-shirts and white headscarves -- were instrumental in bringing peace to Liberia.

    Jenny Hobbs: Women In Liberia Mobilize For Peace

  • As is traditionally done, women spread their lappas on the ground for the President and her entourage to walk on as a symbol of joy.

    Pres. Sirleaf Transforms Infamous Prison Camp of Belle Yella

  • They would line Broad Street dressed in their white shirts, lappas, and head ties, holding protest signs.

    The Women of Liberia

  • For 8 years now, she has been selling lappas (traditional clothing) at Redlight Market on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia.

    Kiva Loans

  • She plans to use her 12,000 Liberian Dollars portion of this 52,000 Liberian Dollars group loan to buy more lappas.

    Kiva Loans

  • For 16 years, Kulah has been selling rice, slippers and lappas (traditional wrap-around clothing) at the Stephen Tolbert Estate Market, on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia.

    Kiva Loans


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