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Gurkha

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noun Gur·kha \ˈgu̇r-kə, ˈgər-\

Definition of Gurkha

  1. :  a soldier from Nepal in the British or Indian army



Origin of gurkha

Ghurka, member of a Rajput clan who dominated Nepal in the 18th century


First Known Use: 1811

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