burning ghat

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noun

a platform at the top of a riverside ghat where Hindus cremate their dead.

Nearby words

  1. burnham,
  2. burnham scale,
  3. burnham, daniel hudson,
  4. burning,
  5. burning bush,
  6. burning glass,
  7. burning question,
  8. burningly,
  9. burnish,
  10. burnished

Origin of burning ghat

First recorded in 1875–80

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