The Gurkha royal house of Shah united all Nepal under its rule.
In 2009, Gurkha veterans were awarded better terms in the UK.
Other Word Forms
Origin of gurkha
- Nepalese from Sanskrit gorakṭaḥ cowherd Sanskrit gauḥ cow gwou- in Indo-European roots Sanskrit rakṭati he protects
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition