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or ban·dan·a  (băn-dăn′ə)
A large handkerchief usually patterned and brightly colored.

[Probably Portuguese, from Hindi bāndhnū, tie-dyeing, from bāndhnā, to tie, from Sanskrit bandhati, he ties; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bandana - large and brightly colored handkerchiefbandana - large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
handkerchief, hankey, hankie, hanky - a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
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bandanna [bænˈdænə] Npañuelo m
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ngroßes Schnupftuch; (round neck) → Halstuch nt
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bandanna [bænˈdænə] nfazzolettone m
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References in classic literature ?
Matt loosened the bandana from his own neck and started to put it around White Fang's.
Old Celestine, with a bandana tignon twisted about her head, hobbled in and out, taking a personal interest in everything; and she lingered occasionally to talk patois with Robert, whom she had known as a boy.
and so saying, taking out his spectacles, he rubbed them with his great yellow bandana handkerchief, and putting them on very carefully, came out of the wigwam, and leaning stiffly over the bulwarks, took a good long look at Queequeg.
Then I take my belt, and my bandana handkerchief, and I tie him.
The three thousand dollars is the reward of the Government for this man I have tied up with my belt and my bandana. And the three thousand dollars is mine because I kicked the man in the head and tied his hands and his feet.
He dropped his burden in the corner by the stove and wiped his face on a coarse bandana handkerchief.
"It's hot!" McCoy cried involuntarily, mopping his face with a bandana handkerchief.
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To get a pirate style, the first thing to do is that you fold the bandana in half to create a triangle shape.
Meet the new 'Bandana Kids': San Beda's James Kwekuteye and Evan Nelle !-- -- Rick Olivares ( - June 24, 2019 - 7:48pm MANILA, Philippines After a botched La Salle offensive, San Beda University point guard Evan Nelle took the pass, dribbled twice then pitched the ball to his right while looking to his left.
Bandana after going quiet in the music industry for a long time came back and rebranded as Shatta Wale and has since been one of the most successful artistes in the country.