Definition of paranja in English:

paranja

noun

historical
  • A long wide robe with a veil worn by some Muslim women outside the home, especially in central Asia.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Express. From Russian parandža, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a Turkic language of central Asia from Ottoman Turkish ferāje (Turkish ferace) feridgi.

Pronunciation

paranja

/ˌparənˈdʒɑː/