noun (in India)
Origin of durbar
Examples 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
This fort commands the valley of Katmandu, and the Durbar therefore thought it advisable to treat as speedily as possible.A Journey to Katmandu|Laurence Oliphant
Out in the garden two or three hundred soldiers were drawn up: it was a military Durbar.
A durbar is, as you no doubt remember, a levee or reception.
In the centre of a wide street of tents were those set apart for the purposes of the Durbar.History of the War in Afghanistan, Vol. I (of 3)|Sir John William Kaye
The opinion of the Amr, delivered in open Durbar, is the keynote from which all tunes are played.
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