/boor"keuh/, n.

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  • bourkha — variant of burka * * * /boor keuh/, n. burka. * * * bourkha same as ↑burka * * * bourkha = burqa. (Cf. ↑burqa) …   Useful english dictionary

  • burka — /boor keuh/, n. a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women. Also, bourkha, burkha, burga. [1830 40; < Urdu burga < dial. Ar burqa ] * * * …   Universalium

  • bur|qa — « buhr kah», noun. a long robe worn by Muslim women, especially in India and Pakistan. It envelops her from the top of her head to the ground except for a veiled opening for the eyes. Also, bourkha or burka. ╂[< Hindustani burqā < Arabic… …   Useful english dictionary

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