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tamasha

[tuh-mah-shuh]
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noun
  1. (in the East Indies) a spectacle; entertainment.
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Origin of tamasha

1680–90; < Urdu < Persian tamāshā a stroll < Arabic
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  • After we've dined I'm going to show you some Indian tamasha.

  • Some of the jailers went last night to the tamasha at Chinsura.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang


British Dictionary definitions for tamasha

tamasha

noun
  1. (in India) a show; entertainment
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Word Origin

C17: via Urdu from Arabic: a stroll, saunter
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