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qalandar

or Cal·en·der

[ kal-uhn-der ]
/ ˈkæl ən dər /
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noun
(in Islamic countries) one of an order of mendicant dervishes founded in the 14th century.
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Origin of qalandar

From Persian

Words nearby qalandar

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How to use qalandar in a sentence

  • Bbur left himself stripped so bare by his far-flung largess that he was nick-named Qalandar (Firishta).

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • We also invited Shh a qalandar, and one of the krez-men who played the rebeck.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Thought I, What is there to recommend the tomb of a heretic qalandar for a place in air so free?

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
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