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SYNONYMSumbrella, parasol, Gamp (1), Hanway (in honour of Jonas Hanway), shade,Robinson (2).(1) An outdated synonym that stems from Mrs. Sarah Gamp, a character inthe novel Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens.(2) Another outdated synonym for a brolly that became popular after thepublication of Daniel Defoe's classic novel Robinson Crusoe, in whichCrusoe builds his own umbrella based on those he saw in Brazil.

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