Definition of shikara in English:
1.1 (also shikari) A light, flat-bottomed boat.
- Many of the 6,000 families living on the Dal have been shifted and more are to follow, though they want to continue with their business like renting houseboats or plying the shikara (tourist boats).
- The shikara, with its slim gondola shape, is well known to visitors who use it as a water taxi across Dal Lake.
- Nishat and Shalimar gardens as well as Hazratbal mosque are directly accessible by shikara.
Definition of shikara in:
- US English dictionary