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A pair of loose pleated trousers worn by women from South Asia, typically with a kameez and dupatta.
- ‘An innovation in style this season is the wrap-around lehenga over a sharara.’
- ‘‘Colour Dreams’ offers a wide array of collection of ghanghras, shararas, suits and the Indo-Western line of trousers.’
- ‘If they want a sharara or jeans, they sweet-talk their parents into buying them.’
- ‘In fact, ghagras, shararas and lehenga-cholis have become more popular than saris as wedding or party wear.’
- ‘The brides looked resplendent in red shararas while the grooms were dressed in white sherwanis, long Indian coats, and laced caps.’
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