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tamasha

[tuh-mah-shuh] /təˈmɑ ʃə/
noun
1.
(in the East Indies) a spectacle; entertainment.
Origin of tamasha
1680-1690
1680-90; < Urdu < Persian tamāshā a stroll < Arabic
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  • Some of the jailers went last night to the tamasha at Chinsura.

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
  • After we've dined I'm going to show you some Indian tamasha.

    The Three Sapphires W. A. Fraser
British Dictionary definitions for tamasha

tamasha

/təˈmɑːʃə/
noun
1.
(in India) a show; entertainment
Word Origin
C17: via Urdu from Arabic: a stroll, saunter
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