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chola

(ˈtʃəʊlə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) the conventional attire of Sikhs consisting of a long, loose shirt

cho•la

(ˈtʃoʊ lə)

n., pl. -las.
(esp. Mexican-American) a teenage girl who associates with cholos.
[1975–80 < American Spanish, feminine of cholo]
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The south boasted of the pomp of the Cholas and the Cheras.
Many more ruled after the Cholas - the Hoysalas, the Yadaves, the Kakatiyas and the Sultans, all contributing to the magnificent architecture, the palatial palaces, the formidable forts and the surreal, beautiful temples.
I mean, aren't those the same things people say about Cholas [Mexican female gang members]?
Seguramente ellas sufrian una opresion patriarcal en sus casas, pero por razones normativas, de quedar bien con su sociedad, o hasta por necesidad economica, aguantaban al marido, pero azuzaban a que las cholas jodan a sus maridos.
La madre del Carmelo, la mas elegante, la mas regia espanola de ojos celestes que mira sobre el hombro a toda esa patota de virgenes ordinarias; virgenes de poblacion, virgenes de grutas, virgenes de animitas, cholas de ollin y destenidas por la intemperie.
One of Rosas' strongest suits is his classification of those marginalized by the dynamics of the new frontier, from the cholos and cholas (male and female gang members) to the 'summarily dismissed' chuntaros or nacos ('rural hicks' in urban Mexican parlance) who venture north and hide their savings and possessions from cholos and corrupt government officials alike (Rosas 2012, p.
The Shaiva and Vaishnava bronzes are on separate floors, perhaps in an ironic nod to Tamil sectarian religious history, and there are detailed explanations of the iconographies of the bronzes as well as highlights of the political history of the south, from the Paliavas to the Cholas, the Pandyas, the Vijayanagar rulers and the Nayakas--namely the patrons of the bronzes on display.
There was sharp rise in trade among India, China and South-East Asia during the Sung dynasty in China and Cholas in India.
13) Dance became an essential part of the temple institution under the Cholas.