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British Dictionary definitions for langar

langar

noun
  1. Sikhism
    1. the dining hall in a gurdwara
    2. the food served, given to all regardless of caste or religion as a gesture of equality

Word Origin

Punjabi
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Examples from the Web for langar

Historical Examples

  • Langar Khn was sent off to Malik Hast at once when we dismounted.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • With it came also Langar Khn up from Bhra on matters of business.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

  • He died on the 5th of August 1799, and was buried in his family vault at Langar.

  • So, poor old Mrs. Barratt at Langar could conceive no longer time than a hundred years.

  • Riding next dawn from the Langar, we dismounted over against Ushtur-shahr.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan