Pronunciation: (gûr'ku, goor'-), [key]
—pl. -khas, (esp. collectively) -kha.
1. a member of a Rajput people, Hindu in religion, who achieved dominion over Nepal in the 18th century.
2. a Nepalese soldier in the British or Indian army.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.