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Gurkha

noun Gur·kha \ˈgr-kə, ˈgər-\

Definition of GURKHA

:  a soldier from Nepal in the British or Indian army
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Origin of GURKHA

Ghurka, member of a Rajput clan who dominated Nepal in the 18th century
First Known Use: 1811

Rhymes with GURKHA

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