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Definition of "zariba" []

  • A tall protective hedge, around a village or fortified camp. (noun)

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Use "zariba" in a sentence
  • "The officers, as usual, rode in the guard's van, and, as these trains used to bump and jolt in the most unpleasant manner, we made ourselves as comfortable as we could in a sort of 'zariba' composed of our valises and a number of large packages sewn up in sackcloth."
  • "Aware of his acute disadvantage in the face of this massive firepower, Ibrahim decided, at a distance of 800 yards from the zariba, to veer to the right and enter one of the khursii where he might pause, take stock, realign his forces and continue the attack."
  • "There he would be only 1,200 yards from the zariba."