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What is "Saree" - Definition & Explanation

It is a long six-yard garment that Indian women drape around as an garment. It is one of the most popular wear amongst women all over in India and it is produced in different rich fabrics like silk, chiffon, cotton etc.
5 ˝ metre long unstitched, draped female garment
Indian women’s main garment of wear, composed of at least five yards of cotton, silk, or material of a synthetic nature wrapped round and tapering down the lower part of the body, one end of which is slung round the shoulders over a tightly-fitting bodice of cotton or silk, often displaying an empty midrift space.

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