Burgas

[ boor-gahs ]
/ bʊərˈgɑs /

noun

a seaport in E Bulgaria, on the Black Sea.

Definition for burgas (2 of 2)

burka
[ boo r-kuh, bur- ]
/ ˈbʊər kə, ˈbɜr- /

noun

a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women.
Also bur·qa, bour·kha, bur·kha [boo r-kuh, bur-] /ˈbʊər kə, ˈbɜr-/; bur·ga [boo r-guh] /ˈbʊər gə/

Origin of burka

1830–40; < Urdu burgaʿ < dialectal Arabic burqaʿ
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British Dictionary definitions for burgas (1 of 2)

Burgas
/ (Bulgarian burˈɡas) /

noun

a port in SE Bulgaria on an inlet of the Black Sea. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for burgas (2 of 2)

burka
/ (ˈbɜːkə) /

noun

a variant spelling of burqa

Word Origin for burka

C19: from Arabic
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