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gabaliya

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic. [script?]

NounEdit

gabaliya

  1. A type of clothing common in the Middle East.
    • 1995, Milton Viorst, Sandcastles: The Arabs in Search of the Modern World, p. 374:
      "Standing amid boxes of eggplants and tomatoes, dressed in an apron and a gabaliya, he then allowed that the people of Jericho were proud that theirs would be the first town liberated on the West Bank [] "