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bundobust

Line breaks: bundo|bust
Pronunciation: /ˈbəndəbʌst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also bandobast /ˈbandəbʌst, ˈbʌndəbast/)

Definition of bundobust in English:

noun

[mass noun] Indian
Arrangements or organization: why all these big crowds and strict police bundobust, he wondered

Origin

Urdu, from Persian band-o-bast 'tying and binding'.

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