Definition of Kumbh Mela
: a Hindu festival occurring once every 12 years in one of four sacred sites where bathing for purification of sin is considered especially efficacious
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Origin and Etymology of kumbh mela
Hindi kumbh melā festival in the sign of the zodiac Aquarius, from Sanskrit kumbha pot, Aquarius + melā assembly
First Known Use: 1810See Words from the same year
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