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sangam

Line breaks: san¦gam
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnɡʌm
 
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Definition of sangam in English:

noun

Indian
A confluence of rivers, especially that of the Ganges and Jumna at Allahabad.
Example sentences
  • ‘The sangam of the three rivers is giving one message,’ he said.
  • The conflict is between two streams of thought, one saying the media should be prohibited from covering scenes of mass bathing at the sangam, the other saying the media has the right to cover them, like it has the right to cover other events.
  • God is punishing India for allowing that Christian fundamentalist to take a half-hearted dip at the sangam at Prayag during the Kumbha Mela.

Origin

from Sanskrit saṃgama.

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