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English definition of “ghat”


noun [C] (AREA NEAR RIVER)    /ɡɑːt/ Indian English
a set of steps leading down to a river or lake (also burning ghat) a place at the edge of a river where Hindus cremate (= burn) dead people
(Definition of ghat noun (AREA NEAR RIVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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