The principal outer garment of a woman of India, Pakistan, etc., consisting of a long piece of cloth worn wrapped around the body with one end forming an ankle-length skirt and the other end draped across the bosom, over one shoulder, and, sometimes, over the head.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Sari Sentence Examples
Good opium is also produced about Sari and Balfarush in the province of Mazanderan.
Over all she winds a silken sari or sheet round the body; it is then passed between the legs and the end thrown over the right shoulder.
The latters palace was at Sari, then a small and partly fortified town, thickly inhabited, and with a plentifully-supplied market.
Dissensions among the Cossacks led to the recognition by Turkey of Doroshenko, the hetman of the Sari Kamish, as ruler of the Ukraine; the Zaporog Cossacks, his antagonists, applied for aid to Russia.
The defending side had also, no doubt, suffered heavily in casualties, especially on Sari Bair; but the Turkish commander-in-chief could fairly claim that, if some ground had been lost, he had held his own in a contest in which his adversary had enjoyed some notable advantages at the start.