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tur·ban

 (tûr′bən)
n.
1. A headdress consisting of a long piece of cloth wound around a small cap or directly around the head, traditionally worn in North Africa, the Near East, and Central and South Asia.
2. A hat that resembles a turban, especially a brimless, close-fitting cap of draped fabric.

[French, from Ottoman Turkish tülbend, piece of muslin cloth used as a head covering or headscarf, variant of earlier dülbend, from Persian dōlband, wrapping cloth for a turban : from dōl, bucket (probably in reference to the tall cap around which a turban was wound and of Arabic origin; akin to Syriac dawlā and Akkadian dalû, bucket) + band, band of cloth, puttee; see bund1.]
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turban

(ˈtɜːbən)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a man's headdress, worn esp by Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs, made by swathing a length of linen, silk, etc, around the head or around a caplike base
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's brimless hat resembling this
3. (Clothing & Fashion) any headdress resembling this
[C16: from Turkish tülbend, from Persian dulband]
ˈturbaned, ˈturbanned adj
ˈturban-ˌlike adj
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tur•ban

(ˈtɜr bən)

n.
1. a man's headdress worn chiefly by Muslims in S Asia, consisting of a long cloth of silk, linen, cotton, etc., wound either about a cap or directly around the head.
2. any headdress resembling this, esp. a woman's close-fitting, brimless hat of soft fabric.
[1555–65; earlier torbant, variant of tulbant < Turkish tülbent < Persian dulband]
tur′baned, adj.
tur′ban•like`, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turban - a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the headturban - a traditional Muslim headdress consisting of a long scarf wrapped around the head
headdress, headgear - clothing for the head
2.turban - a small round woman's hatturban - a small round woman's hat    
woman's hat, millinery - hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
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Translations
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turban

[ˈtɜːbən] Nturbante m
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turban

[ˈtɜːrbən] nturban m
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turban

nTurban m
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turban

[ˈtɜːbən] nturbante m
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turban

(ˈtəːbən) noun
a long piece of cloth worn wound round the head, especially by men belonging to certain of the races and religions of Asia.
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He expressed these views as Chief Guest in Dastaar Bandi ceremony at Jamia Ameenia Manki Sharif Nowshera.
As per tradition, the notables of the shrine welcomed the high commissioner by performing his dastaar bandi (tying turban around forehead).
The Sikh's combed and knotted scalp hair (joota), kept under a dastaar or patka (Sikh turbans) as a cultural distinguisher, communicates the "I am a Sikh" message and represents the wearer's acceptance of a simple life, harmonious living with nature and decisive allegiance to God for spiritual maturation.
The Afghan government said the raids targeted a Taliban gathering, but witnesses and local officials maintained that at the time of the attack, a Dastaar Bandi ceremony - an event celebrating young men completing the memorisation of the Quran - was taking place at the school.
He visited the residence of Raja Shiraz Haider for his Dastaar Bandi as chief of Gakhar tribe where Pir of Golra Sharif Syed Ghulam Nizamuddin Jami, PTI leader and former MNA Amir Zaman, former PML-N MNA Umar Ayub and elders from Gakhar tribe were also present.