- Indian English. a wardrobe, cabinet, or cupboard.
Origin of almirah
1875–80; ≪ Portuguese almario < Latin armārium armarium
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Examples from the Web for almirah
He heard a laugh, and in Minghal's loud tones the word "almirah."
Everything seems the same distance—you and the almirah and the table inside my eyes or miles away.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
He now remembered that sixteen years before he had put in the almirah an egg he had found in the nest of a toontooni bird.Folk-Tales of Bengal
Lal Behari Day
He stepped in, drew back the panel of the almirah to its former place, and disappeared.
The two Chinamen were soon routed out from behind the almirah, captured and handed over to the police.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers
Maharanee Sunity Devee