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USHA

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  1. United States Housing Authority.

Ushas

[oo sh-uh s, oo-shahs]
noun
  1. Dawn, a Vedic deity, daughter of Sky and sister of Night.
Also Ush·a [oo sh-uh, oo-shah] /ˈʊʃ ə, ʊˈʃɑ/.

Origin of Ushas

From the Sanskrit word uṣas
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Examples from the Web for usha

Historical Examples

  • Parvati has also gone to Kailas, after announcing to Usha that she will shortly behold her lover.

    Tales from the Hindu Dramatists

    R. N. Dutta

  • It is probable that Mer repaired to the Synhedrion of Usha when important questions were under discussion.

  • The other members of the council thanked the inhabitants of Usha for the hospitality displayed towards them.

  • He belongs to a circle which, doubtless for political reasons, was relegated by the Synhedrion from Jabne to Usha.

  • One decision of Usha seems to have been directed against Gamaliel's severe employment of the interdict.


British Dictionary definitions for usha

Ushas

noun
  1. the Hindu goddess of the dawn
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