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[in-druh] /ˈɪn drə/
Hinduism. the chief of the Vedic gods, the god of rain and thunder.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Despite his subsequent surrender to Krishna, and abject worship of him, Indra is still incensed and bluntly refuses.

  • The wife of Indra adopted the hare's name, and was herself called Sasi.

    Moon Lore Timothy Harley
  • Stately dames and merry maidens lead the young and soft-eyed bride, As the queens of gods encircle Indra's daughter in her pride!

    Maha-bharata Anonymous
  • In the poem mention is made of the Vedic god Indra and his Maruts.

    A Visit to Java W. Basil Worsfold
  • Among their gods two 76 of the greatest were Brahma and Indra.

    Korean Buddhism Frederick Starr
British Dictionary definitions for Indra


(Hinduism) the most celebrated god of the Rig-Veda, governing the weather and dispensing rain
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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