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The burka (also transliterated as burqa or burkha) is a particular form of Islamic clothing worn by some Muslim women, usually consisting of a long piece of fabric attached to a cap or draped over the head and loosely cascading down to cover the entire body, allowing only for slits or a screened portion of the fabric for the eyes. This form of dress may also be made up of multiple fabrics, such as one covering the head (hijab), a veil for the face, and a loose coat covering the rest of the body. The burka is usually worn outdoors over regular clothing and is meant to completely conceal the body in public. It is usually made of blue or black material. The word ...

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