Ka·​ma ˈkä-mə How to pronounce Kama (audio)
: the Hindu god of love

Word History


Sanskrit Kāma, from kāma love

First Known Use

1861, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Kama was in 1861

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“Kama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kama. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Ka·​ma ˈkä-mə How to pronounce Kama (audio)
river in eastern Russia in Europe flowing southwest into the Volga River south of Kazan'

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