- 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.
Origin of Kama1
< Sanskrit, special use of kāma love, desire, god of love
- a river in the E Russian Federation in Europe, flowing from the central Ural Mountains region into the Volga River S of Kazan. 1200 miles (1930 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for kama
Certainly it was more fun than yoga, which is, as far as I can tell, Kama Sutra for the lonely.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?
P. J. O’Rourke
June 8, 2014
The thing is, the Zionist generation of partition was right: Kama Medina Ivrit.A Hebrew Democratic State for All Its Citizens
October 3, 2013
The object of practising Kama with such women is pleasure only.
At this time all the ways and means mentioned in the Kama Shastra should be used.
Kama is also employed to form names of places and patronymics.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3
Hubert Howe Bancroft
When she was a little better he made a tour by the Volga and the Kama as far as Perm.Letters of Anton Chekhov
I know that, for Kama was in the Basuto kraal when they returned, and heard their tale.Hair-Breadth Escapes
- 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)
- the Hindu god of love
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