Krishna

noun
Krish·​na | \ ˈkrish-nə How to pronounce Krishna (audio) , ˈkrēsh- How to pronounce Krishna (audio) \

Definition of Krishna

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

First Known Use of Krishna

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Krishna

Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa

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“Krishna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Krishna. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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Krishna geographical name

Krish·​na | \ ˈkrish-nə How to pronounce Krishna (audio) \
variants: or formerly Kistna \ ˈkist-​nə How to pronounce Krishna (audio) \

Definition of Krishna

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

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