[ juh-wahn ]
/ dʒəˈwɑn /
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a soldier in the Indian army.
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Origin of jawan
First recorded in 1830–40, jawan is from the Urdu word javān
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British Dictionary definitions for jawan
/ (dʒəˈwɑːn) /
noun (in India)
a young man
Word Origin for Jawan
Urdu: young man
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