noun, plural Gur·khas, (especially collectively) Gur·kha.
Origin of Gurkha
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Historical Examples of gurkha
On parade were the 5th, 6th and 10th Gurkha Battalions with the 14th Sikhs.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
This morning the Gurkha regiment relieved in the first line.The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
How can it come between us and these Gurkha dogs whom we have been seeking this many a day?The Great Airship.
F. S. Brereton
Ted then perceived that the Gurkha officer was the man who knew Goria Thapa.The Disputed V.C.
Frederick P. Gibbon
He was partly of Gurkha blood, and his senses were wonderfully keen.The adventures of Kimble Bent
noun plural -khas or -kha
1811, member of a dominant race of Nepal, of Hindu descent, famous as warriors. Said to be ultimately from Sanskrit gauh "cow" + raksati "he protects."