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Meaning of Krishna

Krish•na

Pronunciation: (krish'nu), [key]
— n.
  1. an avatar of Vishnu and one of the most popular of Indian deities, who appears in the Bhagavad-Gita as the teacher of Arjuna.
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  3. Formerly,a river in S India, flowing E from the Western Ghats to the Bay of Bengal. 800 mi. (1290 km) long.
  4. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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