Definition of durwan in English:
A porter or doorkeeper.
- Through the building durwan I found Anita, a girl of nine or ten years to look after Smriti and do the housework.
- She had witnessed the fight between the durwans and dacoits and the flight and pursuit of her mistress.
- But the lofty merchant princes had fallen hard, the priests had shuffled off, and the profane durwans took over.
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