chowk

noun (in the Indian subcontinent)

(often in place names) a marketplace or market areaVijay Chowk
a courtyard
a road junction or roundabout

Nearby words

  1. chow mein,
  2. chow-chow,
  3. chowder,
  4. chowderhead,
  5. chowhound,
  6. chowtime,
  7. choyote,
  8. chozerei,
  9. choëphori,
  10. chp

Word Origin for chowk

from Hindi cauk

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