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 (kăsh-mîr′ē, kăzh-)
n. pl. Kashmiri or Kash·mir·is
1. A native or inhabitant of Kashmir.
2. A Dardic language of Kashmir.
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1. (Placename) of or relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Kashmir, its people, or their language
npl -miris or -miri
4. (Peoples) a member of the people of Kashmir
5. (Languages) the state language of Kashmir, belonging to the Dardic group of the Indo-European family of languages
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(kæʃˈmɪər i, kæʒ-)

n., pl. -mir•is,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Kashmir.
2. a Dardic language spoken in Kashmir.
3. of or pertaining to Kashmir, its inhabitants, or the language Kashmiri.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kashmiri - a member of the people of Kashmir
Indian - a native or inhabitant of India
2.Kashmiri - the official state language of Kashmir
Dard, Dardic, Dardic language - any of a group of Indic languages spoken in Kashmir and eastern Afghanistan and northern Pakistan
Adj.1.Kashmiri - of or relating to or characteristic of Kashmir or its people or culture; "the Kashmiri mountains"; "Kashmiri love poems"
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References in classic literature ?
Then Mahbub Ali rolled across the serai to the Gate of the Harpies who paint their eyes and trap the stranger, and was at some pains to call on the one girl who, he had reason to believe, was a particular friend of a smooth-faced Kashmiri pundit who had waylaid his simple Balti in the matter of the telegrams.
In 1947 Maharaja Hari Singh has given special status to Kashmir, to protect the interests of Kashmiri pundits, a Hindu Brahmin minority in a Muslim majority, in the 26 October 1947 Accession agreement with the Government of India.
The relations between Pakistan and Kashmiri people were natural that could not be sabotaged, he said while addressing a rally here organized by Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) to observe the Kashmir Hour.
Mishal said that the blood of innocent Kashmiris, who rendered sacrifices for freedom, will never go in vain." I salute the brave Kashmiri people who determined to get their right to self-determination adding, these brave individuals are fighting a war for their freedom".
The people of Pakistan always stand with our Kashmiri brothers in their noble cause of freedom.
The meeting reviewed arrangements of expressing solidarity with the Kashmiris today (Friday) and it was decided that complete solidarity will be expressed with the Kashmiri people in the whole of the province at 12:00 Noon.
He said huge Kashmiri community resides in United Kingdom.
Deputy commissioner Dr Imran Hamid Shaikh led it, while officials of the education and local government departments, representatives of religious groups, and members of Kashmiri community attended it.
ISLAMABAD:The Kashmiri students of Maulana Azad National Urdu University while demanding an immediate revocation of all false charges against Kashmiri students at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have warned of surrendering their degrees en masse in solidarity with the 1200 Kashmiri students of AMU who are at the brink of losing their careers in face of severe security threats.
KARACHI -- Different political parties staged protest demos and rallies here on Friday to condemn brutalities of the Indian occupation forces in the held Kashmiri and to show solidarity to the Kashmiris masses.
Expressing surprise over the silence of world community on barbarities of Indian forces against Kashmiris, molestation of women and blinding of youth, he said that how many more sacrifices Kashmiri people will have to make to awaken the conscience of the world from slumber.
KASHMIRI writers and poets are up in arms over the Ministry of Human Resource Development ( MHRD) proposal to introduce Devanagri as the alternative script for Kashmiri language, saying it would be dangerous and will divide the society.