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Ghats

[gawts, gots] /gɔts, gɒts/
noun, (used with a singular verb)

ghat

[gawt, got] /gɔt, gɒt/
noun, (in India)
1.
a wide set of steps descending to a river, especially a river used for bathing.
2.
a mountain pass.
3.
a mountain range or escarpment.
Also, ghaut.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Hindi ghāṭ < Sanskrit ghaṭṭa
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Ghats

/ɡɔːts/
plural noun

ghat

/ɡɔːt/
noun (in India)
1.
stairs or a passage leading down to a river
2.
a mountain pass or mountain range
3.
a place of cremation
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi ghāt, from Sanskrit ghatta
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