noun, plural Kan·sas, (especially collectively) Kan·sa for 1.
Definition for kansa (2 of 2)
noun Hindu Legend.
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From there, he led groups of Kansa and Osage to scout for Spanish garrisons.
Many children have in this way been slaughtered but Kansa is still uncertain whether his prime purpose has been fulfilled.
He was pursued by the wrath of the tyrant king, Kansa, who feared that Krishna would supplant him in the kingdom.The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II.|Annie Besant
Kansa receives him and on his way back Vasudeva meets him at the river.
Kansa is greatly alarmed and is about to slay Devaki when Vasudeva agrees to yield him all their sons.
In the picture, the tyrant ruler Kansa is sleeping on a bed as a courtier prepares to break the fateful news of Krishna's birth.