Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[duhs-er-uh] /ˈdʌs ər ə/
a Hindu festival symbolizing the triumph of good over evil, celebrated for ten days in October.
Also, Dasahara
[duhs-uh-huhr-uh] /ˌdʌs əˈhʌr ə/ (Show IPA)
Also called Durga Puja.
Origin of Dasehra
From the Sanskrit word daśaharā literally, (goddess) who takes away the ten major sins Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Dasehra
Historical Examples
  • It is here that the Gangor and Dasehra Solemnities are celebrated.

    Beast and Man in India

    John Lockwood Kipling

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Dasehra

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Dasehra

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for dasehra