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From Arabic [Term?]
- A type of clothing common in the Middle East.
1995, Milton Viorst, Sandcastles: The Arabs in Search of the Modern World, page 374:
- "Standing amid boxes of eggplants and tomatoes, dressed in an apron and a gabaliya, he then allowed that the people of Jericho were proud that theirs would be the first town liberated on the West Bank […] "