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Durga

Syllabification: Dur·ga
Pronunciation: /ˈdo͝orɡä
 
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Hinduism

Definition of Durga in English:

A fierce goddess, wife of Shiva, often identified with Kali. She is usually depicted riding a tiger or lion and slaying the buffalo demon, and with eight or ten arms.

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