Definition of shikara in English:


Syllabification: shi·ka·ra
Pronunciation: /SHiˈkärə


1(In Kashmir) a houseboat.
More example sentences
  • It starts off rather well with some good shots of shikaras blowing up.
  • The shikara goes up in flames, and paradise burns.
  • Most shikara owners feel that if a Pahalgam like incident occurs again, it would be a disaster for tourism.
1.1 variant spelling of shikari (sense 2).


via Kashmiri from Persian šikārī 'of hunting'.

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