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What is "Bandanna" - Definition & Explanation

A Print Design Characterized By White Or Brightly Colored Motifs On A Dark Or Bright Ground, Most Often Red Or Navy. Done By Discharge Or Resist Printing But Originally Done In India By Tie Dyeing. 2. A Fabric, Usually Cotton With Such A Design.
A kerchief (from the French couvre-chef, "cover the head") is a triangular or square piece of cloth tied around the head or around the neck for protective or decorative purposes. In India, a "hand kerchief" primarily refers to a napkin made of cloth, used to maintain personal hygiene. A bandana (from the Hindi bandhana, "to tie") is a type of large, usually colorful, kerchief, usually used as head gear. Bandanas are frequently printed in a Paisley Pattern.
A large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief .

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