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What is "Presidential Sash" - Definition & Explanation

A presidential sash is a cloth sash worn by the presidents of many nations in the world, notably those in South America.
The sash is an important symbol of the continuity of the presidency, and is only worn by the president. When the president leaves office, the sash is formally presented to his or her successor as part of the official inauguration ceremony.

Presidential sashes are usually very colorful, and designed to resemble the nation's flag.

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