The definition of alforja is a saddle bag.
An example of an alforja is a bag with many separate compartments which is placed over the back and side of a horse.
a leather or canvas saddlebag used in the W U.S.
Origin of alforjaSpanish ; from Arabic al-khurj, saddlebag, portmanteau
Origin of alforjaSpanish, from Old Spanish, from Arabic al-&hlowbrev;urj : al-, the + &hlowbrev;urj, saddlebag; akin to Persian khurj&imacron;n.
- A saddlebag.
- A cheek pouch.