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Sikh

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSikhSikh /siːk/ noun [countable]  RRHa member of an Indian religious group that developed from Hinduism in the 16th centurySikh adjective
Examples from the Corpus
SikhI think the executioner was a Sikh.In the distance smoke rose over the old city, where Hindu mobs were massacring Sikhs in reprisal for Indira's assassination.The survivors scrambled back to the sepoy lines pursued by a vengeful squadron of Sikh cavalry.It showed an old Sikh warrior on a pony, glaring at the camera fiercely, a huge spear in his hand.Mr Mann insists that Punjab must be a homeland for the Sikhs, brought into being by a UN-supervised plebiscite.Nationalistic unrest is not limited to the Sikhs or Kashmirs.On Jan. 31, the government promised safe passage to Sikh militants taking up the Prime Minister's offer of peace talks.
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