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[suh-ruhs-vuh-tee, suhr-uh s-vuh-]
  1. the Hindu goddess of learning and the arts.
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Historical Examples

  • The art was communicated to mortals by Sarasvati, the consort of Brahma.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things

    Edmund Fillingham King

  • But he prayed to Sarasvati, with whose aid the vessel was always filled up.

  • The districts from the Sarasvati eastward as far as the upper Ganges are after that time a sacred land to the Indians.

  • Sarasvati, a Hindu goddess, and ultimately the wife of Brahma and goddess of music and eloquence.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • The seventh river is the Sarasvati, which is expressly named "the seven-sistered."

British Dictionary definitions for sarasvati


  1. Hinduism a goddess of learning and eloquence
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