Etymology
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sombrero (n.)

1770, from Spanish sombrero "broad-brimmed hat," originally "umbrella, parasol" (a sense found in English 1590s), from sombra "shade," from Late Latin subumbrare (see somber).

updated on October 26, 2013

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Definitions of sombrero from WordNet
1
sombrero (n.)
a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico;
2
Sombrero (n.)
one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis;
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