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chola

[choh-luh] /ˈtʃoʊ lə/
noun, Chiefly Southwestern U.S. (esp. among Mexican-Americans)
1.
a teenage girl who associates closely with a gang of cholos or is the girlfriend of a cholo.
Origin of chola
1850-1855
1850-55; < American Spanish, feminine of cholo
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  • chola could understand him fairly well, for he had been taught a little English at his school.

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  • "Nay, it is real magic, and the flower did grow up before us," said chola.

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  • "It is a noble Brahmin boy, and he must be a little prince at the very least," whispered Mahala to chola in an awestruck voice.

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  • The food smelt very good, but chola and Nao shook their heads.

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  • "Here is thy turban all unrolled," he laughed, throwing what seemed to be many yards of white cloth at chola.

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  • So it is not surprising that chola and Harry should meet in this way and be able to talk to each other.

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  • When chola was older he would come every day to the Bazaar, and his father would teach him to be a silversmith like himself.

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  • "Perhaps we can buy some from the man; there he is now ploughing by the stream," said chola.

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  • chola could talk of nothing but the "little Sahib" as they jogged home in the "ekka" in the dusk of the evening.

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