Krishna

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noun Krish·na \ˈkrish-nə, ˈkrēsh-\

Definition of Krishna

  1. :  a deity or deified hero of later Hinduism worshipped as an incarnation of Vishnu

Origin and Etymology of krishna

Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa


First Known Use: 1864


Krishna

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geographical name Krish·na \ˈkrish-nə\
variants: or formerly

Kistna

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Definition of Krishna

  1. river 800 miles (1287 kilometers) long in southern India flowing from the Western Ghats east into the Bay of Bengal


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