Entry from British & World English dictionary
An area of a town or village; a community: it should not have been allowed to pass the Muslim mohalla
More example sentences
- Generally a mohalla contained its own school, bazaar, mosque or temple.
- In several villages and urban mohallas where the turnout was very low, as the day wore on the army frequently crossed the thin line between encouragement and coercion.
- The face is everywhere, but it is more visible in rural areas and in urban slums and in backward districts, in the tolas and mohallas where the weaker sections live.
From Arabic mohālla.
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