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Bihari

[bahy-hahr-ee]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Bihar.
  2. the Indic language of Bihar.
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Origin of Bihari

First recorded in 1880–85
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Historical Examples of bihari

  • “She is a gypsy,” Bihari said quietly to the man on the platform.

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  • Bihari had persuaded two good cooks of his own race to prepare the feast.

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  • And, because of their love for Bihari and Jeanne, they had spared neither time nor labor.

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  • Perhaps Bihari, the gypsy smithy, was not unknown to the man on the stand.

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  • But you, Bihari,” Jeanne asked, “why are you not in our most beautiful France?

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British Dictionary definitions for bihari

Bihari

noun
  1. plural Bihari or Biharis a member of an Indian people living chiefly in Bihar but also in other parts of NW India and Bangladesh
  2. the language of this people, comprising a number of highly differentiated dialects, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
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adjective
  1. of or relating to this people, their language, or Bihar
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