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Burra Din

Pronunciation: /ˌbʌrə ˈdɪn/

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  • 1880. - ‘This being the Burra Din, or great day, the fact of an animal being shot was interpreted by the men as a favourable augury. ‘- Ball, Jungle Life, 279.’
  • It isn't a surprise that old timers still call Christmas burra din in India.
  • The burra din, or festivals, are often celebrated by a religious service, by feasting and, ashore, by the purchase of raiment and the donating of gifts.


From Hindi baṛā 'great' and din 'day'.

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