dabbawallahs

Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dabbawallah.

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Examples

  • Commerce Secretary Gary Locke wore a traditional 'Nehru cap' during a meeting with 'dabbawallahs' - Mumbai's famous army of lunchbox delivery men - in Mumbai on Feb. 11, 2011.

    U.S. Asks India to Ease FDI Rules

  • AFP/Getty Images Lunch carriers, called "dabbawallahs," shouted slogans during a rally in support of Mr. Hazare in Mumbai on Friday.

    Indian Activist Leads Delhi Protest

  • Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers - popularly known as dabbawallahs - are learning English and basic computing to improve their business prospects.

    BBC News - Home

  • Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers - popularly known as dabbawallahs - are learning English and basic computing to improve their business prospects.

    BBC News - Business

  • Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers - popularly known as dabbawallahs - are learning English and basic computing to improve their business prospects.

    BBC News - Business

  • Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers - popularly known as dabbawallahs - are learning English and basic computing to improve their business prospects.

    BBC News - Business

  • Mumbai's famous tiffin carriers - popularly known as dabbawallahs - are learning English and basic computing to improve their business prospects.

    BBC News - Business

  • Entrepreneurs called "dabbawallahs" have built an intricate network of collection and transportation to deliver freshly cooked lunch from households to workplaces across the city's 250 square miles.

    An Old Indian Lunch Service Hits New Shores

  • Just like Mumbai's army of "dabbawallahs" who deliver tiffin boxes of home-cooked food to hungry humans, uniformed Homecare Dogfood drivers criss-cross the city every morning with meals for man's best friend.

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  • The dabbawallahs stopped work voluntarily for the first time in more than a century.

    Indian Activist Leads Delhi Protest

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