Definitions

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  • noun A Latin-American fiesta costume usually heavily embroidered and very full in the skirt.

Etymologies

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American Spanish, from Spanish, baby walker, chicken coop, from pollo (chicken).

Examples

  • "To dress up in a pollera is a thing of pride; it shows who we are."

    FOXNews.com

  • They carry our various activities, such as, selling cosmetics by catalog, clothing, and making 'polleras' (A pollera is a traditional long skirt worn by women in some regions of Bolivia), 'pollera' underskirts, mantillas (head scarves), while other members make and sell lunches and other meals in the city's market.

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  • They carry our various activities, such as, selling cosmetics by catalog, clothing, and making 'polleras' (A pollera is a traditional long skirt worn by women in some regions of Bolivia), 'pollera' underskirts, mantillas (head scarves), while other members make and sell lunches and other meals in the city's market.

    Kiva Loans

  • They carry our various activities, such as, selling cosmetics by catalog, clothing, and making 'polleras' (A pollera is a traditional long skirt worn by women in some regions of Bolivia), 'pollera' underskirts, mantillas (head scarves), while other members make and sell lunches and other meals in the city's market.

    Kiva Loans

  • They carry our various activities, such as, selling cosmetics by catalog, clothing, and making 'polleras' (A pollera is a traditional long skirt worn by women in some regions of Bolivia), 'pollera' underskirts, mantillas (head scarves), while other members make and sell lunches and other meals in the city's market.

    Kiva Loans

  • And Morales 'has made a point of promoting women to prominent posts; his Cabinet is equal parts male and female - though they tend toward middle-aged Indians in "pollera" skirts and shawls.

    Eyewitness News

  • And Morales 'has made a point of promoting women to prominent posts; his Cabinet is equal parts male and female - though they tend toward middle-aged Indians in "pollera" skirts and shawls.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • At a photo session for the new Cabinet, men and women in black and pink power suits stood next to indigenous women in traditional "pollera" skirts, knit shawls and hats - each unique to a different area of Bolivia.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • And Morales 'has made a point of promoting women to prominent posts; his Cabinet is equal parts male and female - though they tend toward middle-aged Indians in "pollera" skirts and shawls.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • And Morales 'has made a point of promoting women to prominent posts; his Cabinet is equal parts male and female - though they tend toward middle-aged Indians in "pollera" skirts and shawls.

    The Seattle Times

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