durbar durbar

Definition(s):

  • (n) the room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur

Usage(s):

  1. The occasion for the convocation was a durbar, or gathering of troops, the previous night.
  2. Annually the club produces and takes on tour a homemade theatrical durbar, written, musicalized and acted by undergraduates fortunate enough to gain club membership.
  3. When he puts on his annual durbar there is a spontaneity to its promotion which Producer Ziegfeld strives painfully to attain.

News

  • Kathmandu's hidden diners offer the real deal

    Down a narrow, stone-paved alley a few minutes' walk from Kathmandu's bustling tourist hub of Durbar Square, Uttam Manandhar prepares a tapas-style array of buffalo brain, spine and testicles.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. Bhansali said: "I don't think any soundtrack can be complete without the director's active participation. I discovered the composers Ismail Durbar and Monty Sharma. During 'Devdas' I selected the new virginal voice of Shreya Ghosal to sing for...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Source: Sify

  2. Confirming the verbal scuffle composer Aadesh Shrivastava says, "The confrontation with Ismail Durbar had been building up eversince we started judging `Sa Re Ga Ma Pa` Challenge. His attitude is high-handed and arrogant and completely unacceptable...
    on Aug 30, 2005 By: Aadesh Shrivastava Source: Sify

  3. "We must accept that the anti-India activity from Nepal (including acts like the hijack of IC814) was centred in the royal durbar," Prachanda said.
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Hindustan Times

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