yojan

noun
yo·jan | \ˈyōjən\
variants: or yojana \-jənə \
plural -s

Definition of yojan 

: any of various Hindu units of distance varying from 4 to 10 miles especially : a unit equal to about 5 miles

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History and Etymology for yojan

Hindi & Sanskrit; Hindi yojan, from Sanskrit yojana yoking, distance traversed in one yoking, from yunakti he yokes

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