noun (in India)
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Origin of ghat
Words nearby ghat
Example sentences from the Web for ghat
Waste was being discharged into the river, and I found the water at the ghats of Kanpur too dirty for my daily dip, so I decided to visit the opposite bank, where the water is clean.
A thousand or more natives were bathing ceremoniously in the ghat—men, women and children.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
Ghat is an important centre of the caravan trade between the Nigerian states and the seaports of the Mediterranean (see Tripoli).
In due course the ship arrived off Prinseps Ghat, the first of her kind to come up the river so far.
A sumptuous and costly djener awaits us in the zyat, or travellers rest-house at the ghat.
More by token I had come out on the river-line close to the burnin' ghat and contagious to a cracklin' corpse.Soldier Stories|Rudyard Kipling