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ghazi Line breaks: ghazi
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːzi/

Definition of ghazi in English:

noun (plural ghazis)

(Often as an honorific title) a Muslim fighter against non-Muslims: General Ghazi Kenaan, head of military intelligence
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  • In addition there were about ten thousand Ghazis.
  • The Ghazis of Mughal India used marijuana to induce fearlessness.


From Arabic al-ġāzī, participle of ġazā 'invade, raid'.

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