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Kashmirian

[kash-meer-ee-uh n, kazh-] /kæʃˈmɪər i ən, kæʒ-/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Kashmir or the Kashmiri.
noun
2.
a Kashmiri.
Origin of Kashmirian
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; Kashmir + -ian
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Examples from the Web for Kashmirian
Historical Examples
  • It is a very strange sight, the broad river covered with boats, and lined by houses built in the curious Kashmirian style.

  • My coolies sit at a short distance, singing through their noses Kashmirian songs.

  • This little lake was not, as I had expected, on the crest of the pass, but undoubtedly on the Kashmirian side of it.

  • Its author was the Kashmirian Bilhaṇa, who belongs to the later half of the eleventh century.

    A History of Sanskrit Literature Arthur A. MacDonell
  • Though Hindu, it differs from the usual Hindu types; and is known distinctively as Kashmirian.

    Kashmir

    Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
British Dictionary definitions for Kashmirian

Kashmirian

/kæʃˈmɪərɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language
noun
2.
a member of the people of Kashmir
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