noun, plural as·ka·ris, as·ka·ri.
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Example sentences from the Web for askari
It has been six months since unknown insurgents destroyed the Al-Askari mosque in Samarra.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Graceful as a deer was Nazoro, and a good Askari lost in a better operating-room boy.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey
Loads were piled neatly, covered with a tarpaulin, and the pile guarded by an askari.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White
He thought of going out to join the askari, or native guard, who was keeping watch some thirty feet away.The Forest of Mystery|James H. Foster
It seemed absolutely endless, and once or twice I feared that two of the Askari would have died of the wet, cold, and exposure.
Fortunately there were at Lamu at this time a party of Wakwafi Askari (soldiers).