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Khalistan

Line breaks: Khali|stan
Pronunciation: /ˈkalɪstɑːn
 
, -stan/

Definition of Khalistan in English:

The name given by Sikh nationalists to a proposed independent Sikh state.

Origin

compare with Arabic ḵālṣa 'pure, real, proper'.

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