fustanella


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fustanella

(ˌfʌstəˈnɛlə) or

fustanelle

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a white knee-length pleated skirt worn by men in Greece and Albania
[C19: from Italian, from Modern Greek phoustani, probably from Italian fustagno fustian]
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A fustanella is a stiff white kilt traditionally worn by which country's military?
Another suggested the band sport the more historically appropriate fustanella, the Balkans' answer to the kilt, a traditional skirt-like garment worn by men.
Shopkeepers, husbandmen, tailors and all kinds of craftsmen were to be seen following an old man, clad in fustanella, whilst they laughed and stared at him in the most impertinent manner.
En aquel momento Arreola se habia sentido urgido por saber el nombre de la falda del individuo del ejercito griego que, como los escoceses, enfrentaba la mas agresiva de las funciones del hombre, la belica, con una falda tableada, a la rodilla, en el caso de los griegos blanca y levemente acampanada, la fustanella, de modo que parecen vestir una corola.
In any case, he is well ahead of the schedule set by his dam Fustanella, who gained her sole win as a five-year-old.
They were with him in a studio near Syntagma Square, near the Greek Parliament with the tomb of the unknown soldier guarded by evzones, elite soldiers dressed in the 18th-century style of the palikaria, who wore the fustanella (short skirt), tights, and shoes with pom-poms.
Under King Otto and Queen Amelia, the fustanella and all its attendant finery, with superbly Byronic costumes for ladies-in-waiting, was the official court dress.
The Evzones are famous around the world for their unique traditional uniform, which includes the fustanella, a garment similar to the kilt.