jirga

/ˈdʒɜgə/ (say 'jerguh)

noun
loya jirga.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • jirga — noun /ˈdʒɪəɡə,ˈdʒəːɡə/ A gathering of elders or leaders in Pakistan or Afghanistan, especially within a tribe …   Wiktionary

  • jirga — jir·ga …   English syllables

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  • 2003 loya jirga — A 502 delegate loya jirga convened in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 14, 2003, to consider the proposed Afghan Constitution. Originally planned to last ten days, the assembly did not endorse the charter until January 4, 2004. As has been… …   Wikipedia

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