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



BrE BrE//mʊˈʃaɪərə//
; NAmE NAmE//mʊˈʃaɪərə//
(Indian English)
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a social meeting, held in the evening, where people read poems that they have written in Urdu, often as part of a competition to decide which is the best Everyone in the room was silent when she stood up to read her poem in the mushaira.