A full-length outer garment, traditionally covering the head and hands, worn in public by some Muslim women.
- I also want to wear the jilbab just like my mom.
- She was sent home from school for wearing a full-length gown - a jilbab - and yesterday's ruling has major implications for multi-faith schools.
- I would not wish to see the introduction of two classes of Muslim, the inferior class that wears the shalwar kameeze and the better Muslim who wears the jilbab.
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