Manipuri

noun
Man·​i·​pu·​ri
plural Manipuri or Manipuris

Definition of Manipuri

1a : a people inhabiting the Manipur region of Assam near the Burma border
b : a member of such people
c : meithei
2 : a dance form associated especially with Manipur in northern India and characterized by a gentle lyrical style — compare bharata natya, kathak, kathakali
3 : manipur

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History and Etymology for Manipuri

from Manipur state

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“Manipuri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manipuri. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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