bi·​gha | \ ˈbē-gə \
variants: or biggah \ ˈbē-​gə \
plural bigha or bighas or biggah or biggahs

Definition of bigha

: any of various Indian units of land area varying between ¹/₃ acre and 1 acre

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History and Etymology for bigha

Hindi bīghā, from Sanskrit vigraha division, from vigṛhṇāti he separates, divides, from vi apart + gṛhṇāti he seizes

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“Bigha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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