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somb re roh

  • n  one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis
  • n  a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico

  • Then the star of the show loped onstage, wearing skintight jeans and a white sombrero.
  • As he stepped from his plane General Sandino looked the part: big pistol on hip, broad sombrero, soft white towel knotted carelessly around his neck, over-size field glasses .
  • The mustachioed, sombrero-wearing Zelaya makes for an unlikely leftist hero.
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  • Lloyd Doggett in FOXNews
    Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, said Republicans were trying to confuse Americans into thinking "Osama Bin Laden is heading north in a sombrero."
  • Pete Rose in Village Voice
    But a June 16, 1987, Associated Press dispatch quotes then-Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose as saying, "We had two guys who got the 'Golden Sombrero' tonight. You know what the Golden Sombrero is, don't you? It's the hat trick plus one."
  • Ricky Hatton in
    Hatton added: "Last time I walked in with Barrera I didn't realise I had the sombrero on the wrong way round. His manager was shouting at me to turn it round but I didn't hear him. It was pretty embarrassing."

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