There are 2 definitions of varna in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːnə


Each of the four Hindu castes, Brahman, Kshatriya, Vaisya, and Sudra.
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  • Hinduism recognises four varnas based on occupation (jati or jat) and ancestry.
  • Strictly speaking, class and caste are different social institutions, though castes are often assumed to fit into the four varnas.
  • Vedic civilization is based on four varnas (divisions of society), but there are people who do not fit within these four.


Sanskrit, literally 'colour, class'.

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɑːnə
A port and resort in eastern Bulgaria, on the western shores of the Black Sea; population 318,313 (2008).

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