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noun Hinduism.
  1. the intellect or cognitive facility.
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Origin of citta

From Sanskrit
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Historical Examples

  • There was the old city of Citta Vecchia, with its ruined aqueduct.

    Harper's Young People, May 4, 1880


  • To the right of Citta Vecchia, an indifferent road of three or four miles leads to some gardens.

  • Such were the somewhat incongruous thoughts which passed through my mind in the catacombs of Citta Vecchia.

  • Born at Citta della Pieve, near Perugia, and died at the latter place.

  • The suburb was called Citta Nova, and the dividing wall was subsequently demolished.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson