Definition of Bhumij
1a : a Munda people of Chota Nagpur, India b : a member of this people
2 : the Munda language of the Bhumij people
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of bhumij
Hindi bhūmij, literally, earth-born, from Sanskrit bhūmija, from bhūmi earth + -ja born; akin to Sanskrit janati he begets — more at kin
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Bhumij? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).