noun, plural Nair, Nairs.
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Winning filmmaker Julia Bacha—along with Danny Glover and Mira Nair—on why film is a powerful instrument for change.
“The pain of that is just deep,” says Mira Nair, director of films including Salaam Bombay!
A smattering of big-name folks turned up, including Martin Scorsese, Robert DeNiro and Mira Nair.
Just as he was about to set off a large boat came to the ship, bringing an officer of the King, called a Nair.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
He argues however on a later page153 that Nair polyandry, which is more properly termed promiscuity, is group marriage.Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia|Northcote W. Thomas
Cornely, there won't never be no mo'—there'll be nair another baby to you, honey.Southern Lights and Shadows|Various
A Nair woman is no more likely to overstep the mores of her society than an English woman is to overstep the mores of hers.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
And likewise as regards the nair women and the peasant women: these practices are more observed in the country.A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar|Duarte Barbosa