[puh-yair-uh; Spanish paw-ye-rah] /pəˈyɛər ə; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑ/

noun, plural polleras
[puh-yair-uh z; Spanish paw-ye-rahs] /pəˈyɛər əz; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
a gaily colored costume worn by women during fiestas in Latin-American countries.


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