Definition of Burqas

1. Noun. (plural of burqa) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burqas

1. burqa [n] - See also: burqa

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burqas

buron
burons
buroo
buroos
burp
burp gun
burpalite
burped
burpee
burpees
burpin'
burping
burps
burqa
burqaed
burqas (current term)
burqini
burqinis
burqua
burquas
burr
burr-headed
burr cell
burr drill
burr marigold
burr oak
burra-khana
burrata
burrawong
burred

Literary usage of Burqas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"Women are not allowed to wear white burqas, white socks, or white shoes. Women reportedly were beaten if their shoe heels clicked when they walked. ..."

2. Human Rights Watch World Report, 2003: Events of 2002 (November 2001 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (2003)
"Reconstituted Vice and Virtue squads patrolled Kabul, intimidating women without burqas and men wearing Western clothes. The effects of these instances of ..."

3. None of Self and All of Thee: A Tale of Indian Life by S S Hewlett (1889)
"... politely to the visitor that it was not their custom for their women to go so far even in burqas, unless any very urgent family business demanded it, ..."

4. A Gift for Muslim Women = by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"In their burqas the veil is made of a thin net through which the whole face is visible to the passersby. All these acts are a grave sin according to Shariat ..."

5. Globalistan: How the Globalized World Is Dissolving Into Liquid War by Pepe Escobar (2007)
"The long and winding one lane road along the Malabar coast, dotted with green mosques, women in burqas, temptresses advertising cell phones, murals of Jesus ..."

6. Dis-Integrating Multiculturalismby Mute by Mute (2006)
"Middle England wants its Asian babes in bikinis, not burqas. There is in circulation a right-wing critique of multiculturalism which is exploiting the WoT ..."

7. Moon-o-theism: A Study of Mideast Moon-God Religionsby Yoel Natan by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... have been feared that the male Venus angel would see the Muslim women in the Mosque and be tempted to leave his Venus-altar Mihrab to chase some burqas. ..."

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