Meaning of MANIPURI in English

ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpu̇rē noun

( plural manipuri or manipuris )

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: from Manipur state


a. : a people inhabiting the Manipur region of Assam near the Burma border

b. : a member of such people

c. : meithei 2

2. : a dance form associated especially with Manipur in northern India and characterized by a gentle lyrical style — compare bharata natya , kathak , kathakali

3. : manipur

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