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हिमालय

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
हिमालय  m. am. ‘abode of snow’, the हिमालय range of mountains (bounding India on the north and containing the highest elevations in the world; in mythology personified as husband of मेना or मेनका [by whom he had a son मैनाक] and father of पार्वती, ‘daughter of the Mountain’, and of गङ्गा, who, as the personified Ganges, is generally regarded as his eldest daughter), [Bhag.]; [Kāv.] &c.
the white खदिर tree, [L.]
हिमालय   bNom.P.°यति, to resemble the हिमालय, [Dhūrtas.]

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
हिमालय  m.  (-य) The Himālaya range of mountains, which bounds India on the north, and separates it from Tartary; the Imaus and Emodus of the ancients, giving rise to the Ganges, and Indus, and many other considerable rivers, and containing the highest elevations in the world: in mythology, the mountain is personified as the husband of MENAKĀ, and the father of GANGĀ or the Ganges, and DURGĀ or UMĀ in her descent as PĀRVATĪ, the mountain nymph, to captivate ŚIVA, and withdraw him from a course of ascetic austerity practised in those regions.
E. हिम cold, or frost and snow, and आलय abode.
See also: हिम - आलय

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
The Himála or Himálaya range of mountains bounding India on the north, and separating it from Tartary, the Imaus or Emodus of the ancients. It gives rise to the Ganges, the Indus, the Brahmáputra, and many other considerable rivers.

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
 m  The Himalayas.

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