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British Dictionary definitions for morcha


  1. (in India) a hostile demonstration against the government
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Word Origin

Hindi: entrenchment
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Historical Examples

  • Desultory skirmishing continued for some time, shots being fired from the hills, half a mile away, as well as from the morcha.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force

    Sir Winston S. Churchill