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Definition of Dishdasha
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Dishdasha
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1. Missionary Review of the World (1917)
"Then he will have a dishdasha made out of it." A dishdasha is the undergarment these Arabs wear. A sort of nightgown, it is, reaching from the shoulders to ..."
2. Oil Monarchies: Domestic and Security Challenges in the Arab Gulf States by F. Gregory Gause (1994)
"The combination of the movement of citizen laborers into white-collar (or perhaps better put, dishdasha—the full-length, usually white, garment worn by most ..."
3. Routine Abuse, Routine Denial: Civil Rights and the Political Crisis in Bahrain by Human Rights Watch/Middle East (1997)
"Then someone came in wearing a dishdasha [traditional white shoulder-to-ankle garment worn by men in the Gulf]. I recognized him from photos I had seen: It ..."
4. Gulf States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Quatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen by Editors of JPM Publications (2000)
"Look inside the limousine and you will see the driver is wearing a dishdasha (the traditional white robe). He might just as likely be going to a falcon hunt ..."
5. A Reformer on the Throne: Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said by Sergey Plekhanov (2004)
"On the carpet outside the tent stands a slim figure in a white dishdasha. His face is still indistinct, but the short beard that frames it is instantly ..."