mela

[mey-lah]

Origin of mela

1790–1800; < Hindi < Sanskrit melā assembly, company
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mela

noun
  1. an Asian cultural or religious fair or festival

Word Origin for mela

C19: Hindi, from Sanskrit mēlā an assembly, from mil to meet
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