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khimar

Line breaks: khi¦mar
Pronunciation: /kɪˈmɑː
 
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Definition of khimar in English:

noun

A head covering or veil worn in public by some Muslim women, typically covering the head, neck, and shoulders.
Example sentences
  • Nevertheless, I balked at the suggestion that I should wear my khimar back in Japan.
  • My new sisters were truly beautiful in their black khimar, and a light akin to saintliness shone from their faces.
  • Generally-speaking, young Egyptians, more or less fully westernized, kept their distance from women wearing khimar and called them "the sisters."

Origin

Arabic khimār.

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