Definition of desh in English:

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desh

Pronunciation: /dɛʃ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun] Indian
A person’s or a people’s native land: contrary to my visit in December, I have a very positive view about desh now
More example sentences
  • Cycle rickshaws are the most common mode of transport in all parts of apna desh.
  • The Mughal invasion and later the Portugal reign made many families leave the Konkan desh, bringing many to shores of Calicut, the throne of the Zamorin, who did not give them any shelter.
  • In Bharat desh mahaan the ‘convocation ceremony’ is an utter joke.

Origin

From Hindi deś.

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