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Meaning of Hindu calendar

Hin'du cal'endar

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  1. a lunisolar calendar that governs all Hindu and most Indian festivals, known from about 1000 b.c. and subsequently modified during the 4th and 6th centuries a.d. Cf. calendar.
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