Definition of national costume noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


national costume

BrE BrE//ˌnæʃnəl ˈkɒstjuːm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnæʃnəl ˈkɑːstuːm//
[countable, uncountable] (also national dress [uncountable])
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the clothes traditionally worn by people from a particular country, especially on special occasions or for formal ceremonies
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: national costume