jodhpur

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noun jodh·pur \ˈjäd-(ˌ)pər\

Definition of jodhpur

  1. 1 jodhpurs plural :  riding breeches cut full through the hips and close-fitting from knee to ankle

  2. 2 :  an ankle-high boot fastened with a strap that is buckled at the side —called also jodhpur boot

Origin and Etymology of jodhpur

Jodhpur, India


First Known Use: 1899


Jodhpur

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geographical name Jodh·pur \ˈjäd-pər, -ˌpu̇r\

Definition of Jodhpur

  1. 1 or Marwarplay \ˈmär-ˌwär\ former state of northwestern India bordering on the Thar Desert and the Rann of Kachchh, since 1949 part of the state of Rajasthan

  2. 2 city in the state of Rajasthan, northwestern India population 1,138,000 The city of Jodhpur served as the capital of the former state of Jodhpur.


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