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shikara Syllabification: shi·ka·ra
Pronunciation: /SHiˈkärə/

Definition of shikara in English:


1(In Kashmir) a houseboat.
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'.

Words that rhyme with shikara

Asmara, Bukhara, carbonara, Carrara, cascara, Connemara, Damara, Ferrara, Gemara, Guadalajara, Guevara, Honiara, Lara, marinara, mascara, Nara, Sahara, Samara, samsara, samskara, Tamara, tiara, Varah, Zara

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