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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burqa, burka(noun)

    a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan

    "the Taliban forced all women to wear the burqa"

    burqa, burka


  1. burka(noun)

    chadri, paranja, Central Asia

  2. burka(noun)

    A female Islamic garment that covers the whole body, with a net screen covering the eyes so they cannot be seen; also spelled burqa

    Central Asia, chadri, paranja

  3. burka(noun)

    A dress made from felt or karakul (the short curly fur of young lambs of the breed of that name), a burka was part of the customary male garb of various peoples inhabiting the Caucasus region (long contested between Russia, Iran, and Turkey).

    chadri, paranja, Central Asia

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burqa, burkha, burke

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