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Mahabharata

[muh-hah-bahr-uh-tuh] /məˈhɑˈbɑr ə tə/
noun
1.
an epic poem of India dealing mainly with the conflict between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, with many digressions: includes the Bhagavad-Gita.
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[muh-hah-bahr-uh-tuh m] /məˈhɑˈbɑr ə təm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Sanskrit mahābhārata great (mahat) work relating the story of the descendants of Bharata
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Mahabharata

/məˌhɑːˈbɑːrətə/
noun
1.
an epic Sanskrit poem of India, dealing chiefly with the struggle between two rival families. It contains many separate episodes, the most notable of which is the Bhagavad-Gita
Word Origin
Sanskrit, from mahā great + bhārata story
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