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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandanna  \Ban*dan"na\,  Bandana  \Ban*dan"a\,  n.  [Hind.  b[=a]ndhn? 
  a  mode  of  dyeing  in  which  the  cloth  is  tied  in  different 
  places  so  as  to  prevent  the  parts  tied  from  receiving  the 
  dye.  Cf  {Band},  n.] 
  1.  A  species  of  silk  or  cotton  handkerchief,  having  a 
  uniformly  dyed  ground,  usually  of  red  or  blue,  with  white 
  or  yellow  figures  of  a  circular,  lozenge,  or  other  simple 
  form 
 
  2.  A  style  of  calico  printing,  in  which  white  or  bright  spots 
  are  produced  upon  cloth  previously  dyed  of  a  uniform  red 
  or  dark  color,  by  discharging  portions  of  the  color  by 
  chemical  means  while  the  rest  of  the  cloth  is  under 
  pressure.  --Ure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bandana 
  n  :  large  and  brightly  colored  handkerchief;  often  used  as  a 
  neckerchief  [syn:  {bandanna}] 




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