Definition of gharry in English:

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gharry

Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːri/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural gharries)

(In South Asia) a horse-drawn carriage available for hire.
Example sentences
  • In the late 1950's he remembers sitting up on what was called ‘the ride’ above the road in those days and watching the gharries drawn by horses go by.
  • On holidays, the gharries are so popular that long lines of people can be seen waiting for a ride.
  • While some gharries are owned by their drivers, others are rented from entrepreneurs.

Origin

From Hindi gāṛī.

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