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Different word or phrases to describe the way the way women tie up their hair in a bundle on top of their head.

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closed as not a real question by simchona Oct 14 '12 at 20:08

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Like a bun? Braids? Do you have a picture? –  KitFox Oct 14 '12 at 20:03
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Here's one of many sites with a non-exhaustive list of hairstyles with pictures. –  coleopterist Oct 14 '12 at 20:06
    
I do not agree with the fact that this question is a not real one, but your phrasing is terrible also for a not native, uncompetent of English language. -1 –  user19148 Oct 14 '12 at 20:33

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coiffure - a person's hairstyle, typically an elaborate one covers all styles.

bun - a woman's hairstyle where the hair is brought together into a round shape at the back of the head is OP's specific one.

You can speak of a high top bun if you think the difference between back/top of the head is significant.

Or there's the beehive hairstyle, but I'll spare you Amy Winehouse - here's a less extreme one...

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