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yama


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yama  \Ya"ma\,  n.  [Skr.  yama  a  twin.]  (Hindoo  Myth.) 
  The  king  of  the  infernal  regions,  corresponding  to  the  Greek 
  Pluto,  and  also  the  judge  of  departed  souls.  In  later  times 
  he  is  more  exclusively  considered  the  dire  judge  of  all  and 
  the  tormentor  of  the  wicked.  He  is  represented  as  of  a  green 
  color,  with  red  garments,  having  a  crown  on  his  head,  his 
  eyes  inflamed,  and  sitting  on  a  buffalo,  with  a  club  and 
  noose  in  his  hands. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Yama 
  n  :  god  of  the  Underworld  [syn:  {Yama}] 




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