Definition of chowk in English:

chowk

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Pronunciation: /tʃaʊk
 
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noun

[usually in names]
  • (In South Asia) an open market area in a city at the junction of two roads: Chandni Chowk
    More example sentences
    • Before Id, Mohammed Ali Road, running from Barki chowk to the famous Nanded Tower, is usually crammed with at least a 1000 handcarts.
    • Earlier, the Municipal Corporation had named a chowk after Ali Miyan.
    • Traffic snarls were witnessed at the Sector 7/8 roundabout and at the Housing Board chowk.

Origin

from Hindi cauk.

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