[ duhs-er-uh ]
/ ˈdʌs ər ə /
a Hindu festival symbolizing the triumph of good over evil, celebrated for ten days in October.
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Also Da·sa·ha·ra [duhs-uh-huhr-uh]. /ˌdʌs əˈhʌr ə/.
Also called Durga Puja.
Origin of Dasehra
From the Sanskrit word daśaharā literally, (goddess) who takes away the ten major sins
Words nearby Dasehra
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Example sentences from the Web for Dasehra
It is here that the Gangor and Dasehra Solemnities are celebrated.Beast and Man in India|John Lockwood Kipling