- a Sikh temple in India.
Origin of gurdwara
1905–10; < Punjabi gurduārā < Sanskrit gur(u) guru + dvāra door
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Examples from the Web for gurdwara
Because of that, the Oak Creek gurdwara was always a special place for me.
Sikhs have been targeted in hundreds of hate crimes since 9/11, including one at a gurdwara in California last week.
Just this February, a Sikh gurdwara was mistaken for a mosque and vandalized in a suburb of Detroit.Wisconsin Shooting Rattles American Sikhs
August 6, 2012
- a Sikh place of worship
C20: from Punjabi gurduārā, from Sanskrit guru teacher + dvārā door
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