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Newar

[ ni-wahr ]
/ nɪˈwɑr /
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noun, plural Ne·wars, (especially collectively) Ne·war.
a member of a people of Nepal who traditionally reside in the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding regions.
a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by the Newar.
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Origin of Newar

First recorded in 1810–20; from Newar Newār, from Prakrit, from Sanskrit Nepāl
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How to use Newar in a sentence

  • Bhimphede is a Newar village, the inhabitants being the aborigines of the country.

    A Journey to Katmandu|Laurence Oliphant
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