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turban

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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turbantur‧ban /ˈtɜːbən $ ˈtɜːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DCCa long piece of cloth that you wind tightly round your head, worn by men in parts of North Africa and Southern Asia and sometimes by women as a fashion
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turbanThe prince's head was cleaned, wrapped in a turban and presented to Aurangzeb on a golden dish.A middle-aged woman, wearing what looked like a turban, was looking out at the night.The Fatimids gave their princely fabrics the color of light; their robes and turbans were white and gold.Battery-powered lights danced around his gold brocade turban and his feet were pressed into gold-trimmed shoes with backward curling points.A few shepherds whom you could mistake for stones had they not been topped by turbans sat motionless under the sun.The Arab Abul Ismail, erect and gaunt and impassive in turban and robes.There was a young Sikh in a red turban, wearing a blue quilted jacket despite the heat.
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