Definition of mohalla in English:



  • An area of a town or village; a community.

    ‘it should not have been allowed to pass the Muslim mohalla’
    • ‘Generally a mohalla contained its own school, bazaar, mosque or temple.’
    • ‘But because I was unable to leave my birth place, or even my mohalla, so I can't be successful in happiness.’
    • ‘In several villages and urban mohallas where the turnout was very low, as the day wore on the army frequently crossed the thin line between encouragement and coercion.’
    • ‘We try to imitate the players when we play cricket in our mohalla.’
    • ‘The face is everywhere, but it is more visible in rural areas and in urban slums and in backward districts, in the tolas and mohallas where the weaker sections live.’


From Arabic mohālla.