Definition of Askari

1. Noun. A member of a local African military or police unit serving in a European force ¹



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Definition of Askari

1. an African soldier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Askari

ask out
ask over
ask round
ask the question
askability
askable
askance
askanced
askances
askancing
askant
askanted
askanting
askants
askard
askari (current term)
askaris
aske
asked
asked around
asked for
asked for it
asked for the moon
asker
askerd
askers
askeses
askesis
askest
asketh

Literary usage of Askari

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1. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"The askari were drawn up in front of the house in two lines between which the men bearing the body passed ; and as the body entered, the colours, which, ..."

2. The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period by John Dowson, Henry Miers Elliot (1875)
"When Mirza 'askari retired from Ahmadabad, Sultan Bahadur was full of ... Mirza 'askari had given up all idea of fighting, and continued his march. ..."

3. The Punjab and Delhi in 1857: Being a Narrative of the Measures by which the by John Cave-Browne (1861)
"Hasan askari has now assured the king of Delhi that he has certain information ... The king then gave Hasan askari twenty gold mo- hurs, and requested him ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society. (1873)
"One of our askari then went out of the village gate to see (according to his own account) what was the matter, and, going through, his rifle went off and ..."

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