- a seaport in E Bulgaria, on the Black Sea.
- a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women.
Origin of burka
Examples from the Web for burgas
Contemporary Examples of burgas
Bulgarian foreign minister declares that Hezbollah was clearly behind deadly 2012 bus bombing in Burgas.Israeli Cabinet Minister and IDF General Celebrate Illegal Outpost Settlement
July 19, 2013
Historical Examples of burgas
Defensive works were constructed at various strategical points near the frontier and elsewhere, and at Varna and Burgas.
Along this stretch of coast up to the mouth of the Danube there are two harbors, Varna and Burgas.
- a port in SE Bulgaria on an inlet of the Black Sea. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)
- a variant spelling of burqa
Word Origin for burka
Word Origin and History for burgas
1836, from Hindi, from Arabic burqa'.