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Definition of "khalsa" []

  • Baptized Sikhs collectively (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "khalsa" in a sentence
  • "The headmen in the neighbourhood refused to deliver the _khalsa_ grain they had been ordered to furnish, and, assisted by a body of Ghilzais from Ghazni and Wardak, they attacked our Cavalry charged with collecting it, and murdered our agent, Sirdar Mahomed Hussein Khan."
  • "A1 _khalsa_, or State grain, we took as our right, the justice of this being recognized both by the Amir and the people, but what was the property of private individuals was purchased at a price the avaricious Afghan could not resist."
  • "The Sikh Army was known as Dal Khalsa, or the Army of God, _khalsa_ being an Arabic word meaning one's own."