gurkha

(noun, adjective)

adjective

1. referring or belonging to the Gurkha people

- The Gurkha royal house of Shah united all Nepal under its rule

2. referring or belonging to Gurkha soldiers

- In 2009, Gurkha veterans were awarded better terms in the UK

noun

1. a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years; known for fierceness in combat

Definition categories: person, soldier

2. a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal

Definition categories: person, nepalese, nepali