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kheda Line breaks: kheda
Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪdə/
(also keddah or kheddah)

Definition of kheda in English:


(In South Asia) an enclosure used for the capture of wild elephants.
Example sentences
  • I had a scratch pack of twelve elephants, including some that had been sent forward from the keddahs.


From Assamese and Bengali khedā.

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