Definition of Bhangra

1. Noun. A lively style of music originating from India. ¹



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Definition of Bhangra

1. a form of popular Punjabi dance music [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bhangra

bhagat
bhagats
bhagee
bhagees
bhajan
bhajans
bhajee
bhajees
bhaji
bhajis
bhakta
bhaktas
bhakti
bhaktis
bhang
bhangra (current term)
bhangras
bhangs
bharal
bharals
bhat
bheestie
bheesties
bheesty
bhelpuri
bhelpuris
bhels
bhikkhu
bhikkhus

Literary usage of Bhangra

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1. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"Mahometan writers follow the Hindus in their descriptions of the medicinal properties of bhangra, which is known to the Arabs as Kadim-el-bint. ..."

2. Punjab Plants: Comprising Botanical and Vernacular Names, and Uses of Most by John Lindsay Stewart (1869)
"Bazar, plant, bhangra, muk- and babri. Abundant all over in the plains at moist places, and occasional to 5000 feet in the hills. The plant is officinal, ..."

3. Hand-book of the Economic Products of the Punjab: With a Combined Index and by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1868)
"... bhangra," and " khaki." When the bhang has been gathered and placed in a store-house, as soon as it is dry, persons go in with their faces covered with ..."

4. India by Nelles Verlag Staff, Shalini Saran (1999)
"Right: The bhangra dance reflects the robust character of the people of Punjab. north is Kurukshetra. the scene of the epic battle narrated in the ..."

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