Burqa



a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women.
Contemporary Examples

‘We Killed Sushmita Banerjee’ Says Renegade Taliban Militia Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau September 13, 2013
Hands Off the Hijab Dana Goldstein June 22, 2009
‘We Killed Sushmita Banerjee’ Says Renegade Taliban Militia Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau September 13, 2013
When Everything Changed Gayle Tzemach Lemmon March 10, 2011
Why Elena Kagan’s Looks Matter Deborah L. Rhode June 25, 2010
Hands Off the Hijab Dana Goldstein June 22, 2009
Top Afghan General: Taliban Defeat Would Take Less Than a Year Magsie Hamilton-Little July 30, 2012
Why Partisan Bickering Works Tunku Varadarajan February 22, 2010
The Veil Is Un-Islamic Subhash Chopra April 10, 2010
Abu Dhabi Stabbing: Why Law Enforcement Hates The Niqab & Burqa Christopher Dickey December 2, 2014

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a long enveloping garment worn by Muslim women in public
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a variant spelling of burqa
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