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What is "Dhoti" - Definition & Explanation

The Traditional Indian Dress For The Lower Part Of The Body, Consisting Of A Piece Of Unstitched Cloth Draped Over The Hips And Legs. Worn In Various Ways In Different Parts Of The Country, Alike By Men And Women.
A sarong made of white (usually cotton) material. It is traditionally worn wound round the legs by Indian men.
A 4 to 5 meter lenghth of cloth, usually white or cream with a narrow border. The dhoti is worn by men all over India in several draping styles. The North Indian dhoti is longer and is worn in the kaccha style, the south Indian dhoti is 4 meters and is worn folded in half and then wrapped kind of like a bathtowel around the waist.

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