Definition of mela in English:


Syllabification: me·la
Pronunciation: /ˈmālə


  • A fair or Hindu festival.
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    • It's the season of festivals, trade fairs, exhibitions and melas of every kind as people turn out in large numbers to beat the heat.
    • Every year, they have a mela (a fair) there called Suarastra Sabha for the express purpose of holding an auction.
    • Once a year a huge tribal fair takes place near here - the Baneshwar mela.


from Sanskrit melā 'assembly'.

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