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What is "Parka" - Definition & Explanation

This a winter sports gear which is pull-on jacket having attached hood which can also be made in desired style and fashion.
a hooded fur pullover garment for arctic wear; a usually lined fabric outerwear pullover or jacket.
This loose-fitting, hip-length jacket, usually hooded, often comes with a fleece or pile lining. It was worn originally by Eskimos and introduced to the public during the 1930s for winter sportswear.
Traditionally a hooded fur coat made and used by northern natives, but now it can also be insulated with modern manmade materials like "thinsulate", and may have no fur at all, although usually winter parkas will have a fur ruff. Summer parkas of the more traditional styles have a skirt attached and are pulled on over the head.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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