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What is "Sarong" - Definition & Explanation

A sarong is large sheet of fabric, often wrapped around the waist and worn as a skirt by men and women in southeast Asia and Pacific islands, particularly in Indonesia and Malaysia. The fabric is often colorful or printed with intricate patterns, often depicting animals or plants. There are also checkered or geometric patterns, and the kinds resembling tie dye.
A loose garment made of a long strip of cloth wrapped around the body that is worn as a skirt or dress.
A strip of cloth worn around the body, especially in Malaya. Worn around the waist or body in contemporary fashion, especially as part of beach/ holiday apparel.
long cloth which is wrapped around the entire body.

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