noun (in India)
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Origin of durbar
Words nearby durbar
Example sentences from the Web for durbar
In 1979 the Durbar Square of each city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Nepal Old and New: Kathmandu Valley’s Royal Cities Get a Facelift|Condé Nast Traveler|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Having emerged safely from this peril, the great durbar was held, and lasted some hours.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He had introduced me to Cheetoo, and now, as he accompanied me from the durbar, he gave me instructions how I was to proceed.
We lost no time in presenting ourselves at the durbar of the chief, and were graciously received by him.
He then went into his tent, took off his durbar dress, put away his arms, and then lay down.
I went, and found him seated in full durbar, and the Khan's servants as prisoners before him.
British Dictionary definitions for durbar
- (formerly) the court of a native ruler or a governor in India and British Colonial West Africa
- a levee at such a court