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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hall used for business, political or social assemblies, such as a magistrate's court, or a building housing public agencies, such as a Secretariat.
  • n. A musical performance or style.
  • n. A military division or large brigade.
  • n. A spice, such as Indonesian kentjoer; or kitchery - an Indian dish of rice boiled with split pulse, onions, eggs, butter, and condiments; also, in European cookery, a dish made of cold fish, boiled rice, eggs, and condiments, served hot (kedgeree).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hindu hall of justice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In British India, a court of justice or a collector's or any public office.

Etymologies

From Kannada ಕಛೇರಿ (kachēri, "office, administrative office") (Wiktionary)

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