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Shankar

[shahn-kahr, shahng-] /ˈʃɑn kɑr, ʃɑŋ-/
noun
1.
Ravi
[rah-vee] /ˈrɑ vi/ (Show IPA),
1920–2012, Indian sitarist.
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  • Damodar replied, "Shankar was born after me, but your grace has made him my elder brother."

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • When Shankar had caressed and loved him, he swallowed him again for another six months.

    Indian Fairy Tales Anonymous
  • In fear of Shankar He could not leave the room nor knock His face against the walls.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
British Dictionary definitions for Shankar

Shankar

/ˈʃæŋkɑː/
noun
1.
Ravi (ˈrɑːviː). 1920–2012 Indian sitarist
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