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Babar

[bah-ber] /ˈbɑ bər/
noun
1.

Baber

or Babar, Babur

[bah-ber] /ˈbɑ bər/
noun
1.
(Zahir ed-Din Mohammed) 1483–1530, founder of the Mogul Empire.
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  • But for the sake of Babar the brave they might always count on his sword and the sabres of fifty or more of his followers.

    The Adventures of Akbar Flora Annie Steel
  • The Purana-Killa, or the old fortress of the palace of Babar, is much decayed.

  • At weddings in the Babar Islands, the bridegroom has to hunt for his bride in a darkened room.

  • "A chip of the old block," said an ancient mountain chief, who had known his grandfather Babar, and many others nodded assent.

    The Adventures of Akbar Flora Annie Steel
  • Then suddenly an old, thin voice—the voice of the old mountain chief, who remembered Babar the brave—rose on the silence.

    The Adventures of Akbar Flora Annie Steel
  • That was not one which any son of Babar's was ever likely to break.

    The Adventures of Akbar Flora Annie Steel
British Dictionary definitions for Babar

Babar

/ˈbɑːbə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Baber

Baber

/ˈbɑːbə/
noun
1.
original name Zahir ud-Din Mohammed 1483–1530, founder of the Mogul Empire: conquered India in 1526
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Babar in Culture

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The elephant hero of a series of witty children's books written and illustrated by the twentieth-century French author Jean de Brunhoff and, later, by his son, Laurent de Brunhoff.

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