Definitions

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  • n. A long formal or ceremonial skirt worn by Indian women

Etymologies

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Hindi

Examples

  • The recently-concluded fashion week held at Taj Chandigarh from 29th to 31st January 2010 saw his label Afrin India present sarees, suits and lehnga cholis in rich embroideries and vibrant colors.

    NewsBlaze.com Current News - Top Stories

  • She might have a fixation for traditional attires like lehnga choli, salwar Kameez, sarees etc. or maybe she is just crazy about feminine things like chocolates, soft toys, flowers, girly bags, jewelry, cosmetics etc. Her likes and dislikes play a major role in determining the kind of gift you should pick up for her.

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  • A lehnga was given a sporty treatment, with a border that reminded you of a ribbed sweater, extra-long grungy tee-like sequin-splattered blouses, another tiered lehnga-like dress worn with a sports bra-like choli, Patiala salwar-like pants, skirts that looked like lungis with side slits … And the way the models walked, bunching up their dresses was exactly how a sari-clad girl would take the stairs.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • One of the sizzling lehnga cholis was sourced from a vendor in

    NAACHGAANA

  • Due to increasing demand of these classy bollywood Indian style dresses not only in India but worldwide more and more websites are coming up and trying to offer variety of bollywood Indian style dresses.www. utsavsarees.com is among few of Indian websites offering wide variety of bollywood style Indian saree, salwar kameez and lehnga cholis for the people miles away from India but are interested in bollywood Indian styles.

    Pop Culture Heroines

  • K3G or Preity's beige and turquoise lehnga from Kal Ho Naa Ho.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • On reaching the court building yesterday, the 'bridegroom' got out of his car and threw off his 'sehra' or ceremonial headgear while the 'bride' exchanged her bridal 'lehnga' for casual clothes.

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  • Aside from the choli or the other upper garments that other women might prefer to wear, the Indian sari now is also worn over a petticoat or what is known as pavadai in Southern India and lehnga in Northern India.

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  • Traditionally the grab of tribal and rural women, the embroidered lehnga choli made up of comfortable fabric.

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  • The Bollywood beauty will be wearing a saree cum lehnga by designer Tarul Tahiliani, which will be embellished with Swarovski crystals with red details.

    The Times of India

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