Definition of Shamianas
1. shamiana [n] - See also: shamiana
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shamianas
Literary usage of Shamianas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, 1884-1888 by Herriot Georgina Dufferin et Ava (1890)
"The lawn was covered with shamianas; there was a big one in the centre for the fish-pond; another at one end for the refreshment tables, while opposite at ..."
2. Our Troubles in Poona and the Deccan by Arthur Travers Crawford (1897)
"Splendid "shamianas" or Durbar tents were pitched, at the end of which was a throne on which lay the Imperial ..."
3. Sport and Travel in India and Central America by A. G. Bagot (1897)
"And what a pretty sight it was in the evening when the lamps were lighted in the great shamianas and dining-tents, and the whole place rang with laughter ..."
4. A Magician in Many Lands by Charles Bertram (1911)
"music, was indulged in, the ' shamianas' being surrounded by thousands of onlookers, whilst marionette and other shows were exhibited from immense cars ..."
5. Sonepore Reminiscences: Years 1840-96 by Harry E. Abbott (1896)
"... shamianas. Going round the camp during a short break in the rain, which took place in the evening, the extent of damage done was at once Seen ; most of ..."