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peshmerga Syllabification: pesh·mer·ga
Pronunciation: /peSHˈmərɡə/

Definition of peshmerga in English:

noun (plural same or peshmergas)

A member of a Kurdish nationalist guerrilla organization.

Origin

From Kurdish pêshmerge, from pêsh 'before' + merg 'death'.

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