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Purdah   Listen
Purdah

noun
1.
A state of social isolation.  Synonym: solitude.
2.
The traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded.  Synonym: sex segregation.
3.
A screen used in India to separate women from men or strangers.






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Words linked to "Purdah" :   isolation, sex segregation, solitude, screen, separatism, segregation



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