Definition of Durga

1. Noun. Hindu goddess of war; a malevolent aspect of Devi. "The inaccessible Durga"

Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



Definition of Durga

1. n. Same as Doorga.

Definition of Durga

1. Proper noun. A powerful Indian female deity. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Sanskrit female given name), common in India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Durga

1. Same as Doorga. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Durga Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Durga

durdum
durdums
dure
dured
dureful
dureless
durene
durenes
dures
duress
duresse
duresses
duressor
duressors
dureth
durga (current term)
durgan
durgans
durgier
durgiest
durgy
durian
durian tree
durians
duricrust
duricrusts
during
durio
durion
durions

Literary usage of Durga

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1. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Purānic by William Joseph Wilkins (1882)
"It is when she appears as durga, Kali, &c., that she is said to manifest her ... durga. We have now to speak of the consort of Siva in a very different ..."

2. The Sacred City of the Hindus: An Account of Benares in Ancient and Modern Times by Matthew Atmore Sherring, Fitzedward Hall (1868)
"Legend of Durg and durga.—A Devotee.—durga Kund or Tank. ... For instance, men out of employment will offer a kid to durga, in order that, through her, ..."

3. An Outline of the Religious Literature of India by John Nicol Farquhar (1920)
"The worship of the goddess durga also comes to the surface in the literature at this point. The earliest passage occurs in the ..."

4. A Handbook of Sanskrit Literature: With Appendices Descriptive of the by George Small (1866)
"One of his consorts is the sanguinary Kali, another (for he was a polygamist) was the more pacific durga, of each of whom we shall give a short account. 4. ..."

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