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What is "Chador" - Definition & Explanation

A chador is an outer garment worn by women it is one possible way in which a Muslim women may follow the hijab dress-code.

A chador covers the wearer from head to toe, leaving only her hands and part, or all, of her face exposed. It is similar to a khimar, which is a round head-scarf that leaves the face exposed but only falls to the waist. A chador which covers the face is more commonly called a (full or Afghan) burka.

The traditional concealing garment worn by Moslem Women in public was semicircular, and wrapped around the head.

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