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yatra Line breaks: yatra
Pronunciation: /ˈjɑːtrɑː/

Definition of yatra in English:


A procession or pilgrimage, especially one with a religious purpose.
Example sentences
  • When Hindus go on their yatras like the Kumbh Mela, the entire arrangement is done at government cost.
  • In fact, one would find very few Maharashtrian families that have not done the Ashtavinayakadarshan yatra once in their lives.
  • It also said that these and other facilities are provided in other religious festivals also such as during Amarnath yatra and Kumbh Mela.


From Sanskrit yātrā 'journey', from 'go'.

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