Definition of Hawalas

1. hawala [n] - See also: hawala



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawalas

havoc
havoced
havocing
havocked
havocker
havockers
havocking
havocs
haw
haw-haw
hawaii
hawaiite
hawaiites
hawala
hawaladar
hawalas (current term)
haway
hawberk
hawberks
hawbuck
hawbucks
hawebake
hawed
hawfinch
hawfinches
hawing
hawk
hawk's-beard
hawk's-beards
hawk-beaked

Literary usage of Hawalas

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

1. Principal Heads of the History and Statistics of the Dacca Division (1868)
"There are a few nim-hawalas, or tenures subordinate to ... held under nearly the same conditions as the hawalas themselves. ..."

2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1897)
"In each Infantry corps there was a Naik for every ten soldiers, one Havaldar had charge of 5 such parties, 2 hawalas made one ..."

3. Terrorist Financing: Report of an Independent Task Force by Maurice R. Greenberg, William F. Wechsler, Lee S. Wolosky (2002)
"Require the registration and licensing of all alternative remittance mechanisms, such as hawalas, and close down financial institutions that fail to obtain ..."

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