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durbar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Durbar  \Dur"bar\,  n.  [Hind.  darb[=a]r,  fr  Per  dar?[=a]r  house, 
  court,  hall  of  audience;  dar  door,  gate  +  b[=a]r  court, 
  assembly.] 
  An  audience  hall;  the  court  of  a  native  prince;  a  state 
  levee;  a  formal  reception  of  native  princes,  given  by  the 
  governor  general  of  India.  [India]  [Written  also  {darbar}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  durbar 
  n  :  the  room  in  the  palace  of  a  native  prince  of  India  in  which 
  audiences  and  receptions  occur 




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