Definition of khalsa
1 : the exchequer of an Indian state
2 usually capitalized : a militant theocracy arising in the late 17th century and continuing today as one of the significant divisions of the Sikhs — compare nanakpanthi
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Origin and Etymology of khalsa
Hindi ḵẖāliṣa, ḵẖālṣa pure, genuine, from Persian, from Arabic khālisah
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