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Kama1

[kah-muh]
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noun
  1. Hindu Mythology. the god of erotic desire, sometimes seen as an aspect of the god whose other aspect is Mara, or death.
  2. (lowercase) the attachment to temporal things personified by this god.

Origin of Kama1

< Sanskrit, special use of kāma love, desire, god of love

Kama2

[kah-muh]
noun
  1. a river in the E Russian Federation in Europe, flowing from the central Ural Mountains region into the Volga River S of Kazan. 1200 miles (1930 km) long.
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Kama1

noun
  1. a river in central Russia, rising in the Ural Mountains and flowing to the River Volga, of which it is the largest tributary. Length: 2030 km (1260 miles)

Kama2

noun
  1. the Hindu god of love

Word Origin

from Sanskrit
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