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ˈsɑr isa·ree

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sari, sareenoun

    a dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body


  1. saree

    A sari (sometimes also saree or shari) is a women's garment from the Indian subcontinent, that consists of an un-stitched stretch of woven fabric arranged over the body as a robe, with one end tied to the waist, while the other end rests over one shoulder as a stole (shawl), sometimes baring a part of the midriff. It may vary from 4.1 to 8.2 metres (4.5 to 9 yards) in length, and 60 to 120 centimetres (24 to 47 inches) in breadth, and is form of ethnic wear in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. There are various names and styles of sari manufacture and draping, the most common being the Nivi style. The sari is worn with a fitted bodice commonly called a choli (ravike or kuppasa in southern India, and cholo in Nepal) and a petticoat called ghagra, parkar, or ul-pavadai. It remains fashionable in the Indian Subcontinent today.


  1. saree

    A saree, sometimes spelled sari, is a traditional garment worn by women from the Indian subcontinent. It is a long, unstitched piece of cloth, usually 5 to 9 yards long, that is draped around the body in various styles, though commonly wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder. The saree is usually worn over a petticoat and paired with a cropped fitted blouse. It is widely considered a symbol of grace and cultural pride.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sareenoun

    the principal garment of a Hindoo woman. It consists of a long piece of cloth, which is wrapped round the middle of the body, a portion being arranged to hang down in front, and the remainder passed across the bosom over the left shoulder

  2. Etymology: [Hind. .]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saree in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    Saree is my Superhero Outfit. There is something so special about Saree. Saree makes me feel empowered, stunningly dressed and beautiful.

  2. Purvi Raniga:

    My Saree makes my Smile Brighter.

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