Definition of ganja in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgan(d)ʒə
, ˈgɑː-/


[mass noun]
  • Cannabis.
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    • There are many names used on the street for this drug namely draw, marijuana, blow, weed, wacky backy, puff, hash, ganja, spliff.
    • Depicting that drugs lead to self-destruction, the poster warned that prolonged use of brown sugar, morphine, pathedine, charas, ganja and heroin led to mental and physical depression.
    • Researchers suggest that the manner in which ganja is smoked - namely deeply inhaled and held in the lungs for a greater duration than a typical cigarette smoker causes more damage to the lungs.


early 19th century: from Hindi gāṁjā.

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