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noun, plural Ko·lis, (especially collectively) Ko·li.
  1. a people of low caste in northern India.
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Historical Examples of koli

  • The chief, who is a Koli by caste, traces back his descent to 1343.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 3


  • In his twentieth year he was married to his cousin, Yasodhara, daughter of the rajah of Koli.

  • So the Koli village looks forward to the Holi and makes timely preparation for it.

    Concerning Animals and Other Matters

    E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)

  • The people had an old rhymed proverb, "Koli khud knyaz, tak v gryaz!"


    Donald Mackenzie Wallace