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  1. burkanoun

    chadri, paranja, Central Asia

  2. burkanoun

    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. burkanoun

    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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  1. burqa, burkanoun

    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"


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  1. List of paraphrases for "burka":

    burqa, burkha, burke

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