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Kama

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[ kah-muh ]
/ ˈkɑ mə /
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noun
Hindu Mythology. the god of erotic desire, sometimes seen as an aspect of the god whose other aspect is Mara, or death.
(lowercase) the attachment to temporal things personified by this god.
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Origin of Kama

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<Sanskrit, special use of kāma love, desire, god of love

Other definitions for Kama (2 of 2)

Kama2
[ kah-muh ]
/ ˈkɑ mə /

noun
a river in the E Russian Federation in Europe, flowing from the central Ural Mountains region into the Volga River S of Kazan. 1,200 miles (1,930 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kama (1 of 2)

Kama1
/ (Russian ˈkamə) /

noun
a river in central Russia, rising in the Ural Mountains and flowing to the River Volga, of which it is the largest tributary. Length: 2030 km (1260 miles)

British Dictionary definitions for Kama (2 of 2)

Kama2
/ (ˈkɑːmə) /

noun
the Hindu god of love

Word Origin for Kama

from Sanskrit
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