Hazara

[ huh-zahr-uh ]
/ həˈzɑr ə /
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noun, plural Ha·za·ra, Ha·za·ras.

an Iranian ethnolinguistic group in central Afghanistan, N Pakistan, and Iran, most of whom are Shiʿite Muslims.

Origin of Hazara

< Persian hazār ‘a thousand, a military unit of a thousand soldiers’ < Middle Persian
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