Definition of Crimea shirt in English:

Crimea shirt

noun

  • Crimean shirt.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Glasgow Herald. From the name of the Crimea + shirt, probably so called on account of its warmth (and occasioned by the topicality of the Crimean War).

Pronunciation

Crimea shirt

/krʌɪˌmɪə ˈʃəːt/