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A five-day festival observed by Hindus, Sihks, and Jains in late October or early November to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness and of good over evil. Also called Festival of Lights.
, from Middle Indic
, from Sanskrit
row of lamps, Diwali
; probably akin to
, and of non-Indo-European origin.]
(Hinduism) a major Hindu religious festival, honouring Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Held over the New Year according to the Vikrama calendar, it is marked by feasting, gifts, and the lighting of lamps
A four-day New Year festival.
[dɪˈwɑːli] Divali [dɪˈvɑːli] n → Dipavali m
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