Definition of kirpan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɪəˈpɑːn//
; NAmE NAmE//kɪrˈpɑːn//
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a pointed knife that is worn by Sikh men as a sign of their religion The right to wear a kirpan was upheld by the court.
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