Sombrero is maintained as a lighthouse by the British government.
Cassie folded the lip of her sombrero down to protect her face from the scorching sun.
She removed her sombrero and mopped her forehead with the rolled up portion of her shirtsleeve.
East of the Nun the estuaries known as the Brass, Sombrero, New Calabar, Bonny, Opobo (or Imo), &c. (with the exception, perhaps, of the first-named), seem to derive most of their water from independent streams such as the Orashi, rising in about 6° N., which is, however, linked with the Niger by the Onita Creek in 52° N.
In the West Indies from Venezuela to the Bahamas and in the Caribbean Sea many islands yield supplies of leached guanos; the following are important in this respect: Sombrero, Navassa, A y es, Aruba, Curacoa.
With the exception of the island of Sombrero they form one of the five presidencies in the colony of the Leeward Islands.