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English definition of “parasol”

parasol

noun [C]     /ˈpær.ə.sɒl/ US  /ˈper.ə.sɑːl/
a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick ) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun Gloves and other accessories
(Definition of parasol noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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