Definition of ghazi in English:

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ghazi

Pronunciation: /ˈɡäzē/

noun (plural ghazis)

(Often as an honorific title) a Muslim fighter against non-Muslims.
Example sentences
  • In addition there were about ten thousand Ghazis.
  • The Ghazis of Mughal India used marijuana to induce fearlessness.

Origin

From Arabic al-ġāzī, participle of ġazā 'invade, raid'.

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Syllabification: gha·zi

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