Definition of Pooja

1. Noun. A form of worship in south Asia; a religious ceremony. ¹



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Definition of Pooja

1. puja [n -S] - See also: puja

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pooja

poogye
poogyes
pooh
pooh-bah
pooh-pooh
pooh bah
pooh bahs
poohbah
poohbahs
poohed
poohing
poohs
pooiest
pooing
pooja (current term)
poojah
poojahs
poojas
pook
pooka
pookas
pooking
pookit
pookoo
pookoos
pooks
pool
pool ball
pool cue

Literary usage of Pooja

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1. Life and Religion of the Hindoos: With a Sketch of My Life and Experience by Joguth Chunder Gangooly (1860)
"THE DOORGA pooja. THIS is the grand worship of the Hindoos. Men of humble circumstances cannot bring the image of Doorga into their houses, ..."

2. From Boston to Bareilly and Back by William Butler (1886)
"... services held annually during the " Doorga- pooja" vacation, for the revival of the work of God. The Oude District Conference is held at the same time; ..."

3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1828)
"... pooja.* By RH KENNEDY, MD I do not recollect to have seen a description by a medical writer of the Indian penance of ..."

4. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"... Prince of Mysore —The Doorga pooja—Images of Clay—the Races—Chinese Screens—The Dog Crab. 1823, May.—The other evening we went to a party given by ..."

5. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by David Brewster (1828)
"... pooja* By RH KENNEDY, MD I do not recollect to have seen a description by a medical writer of the Indian penance of ..."

6. Indian antiquities: or, Dissertations, relative to the ancient geographic by Thomas Maurice (1806)
"Sonnerat, in particular, expressly asserts this fact concerning the Aipu pooja, or feast of arms, which falls in October, and is holden so sacred, that, ..."

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