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da·coitalso da·koit (də-koit′)
A member of a robber band or gang in South Asia.
(Sociology) (in India and Myanmar) a member of a gang of armed robbers
[C19: from Hindi dakait, from dākā robbery]
(in India) a member of a band of brigands.
[1800–10; < Hindi ḍakait]
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Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947