Kali Yuga

noun
Ka·li Yu·ga | \ˌkəlēˈyu̇gə\

Definition of Kali Yuga 

: the depraved fourth and final age of a Hindu world cycle : dark age

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History and Etymology for Kali Yuga

Sanskrit kaliyuga, from kali ace on a die + yuga yoke, age of the world; from the fact that the ace is the unluckiest throw in dice games

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