Annapurna

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An·na·pur·na

 (ăn′ə-po͝or′nə, -pûr′-)
A massif of the Himalaya Mountains in north-central Nepal. It rises to 8,091 m (26,545 ft) at Annapurna I in the west. Annapurna II, in the east, is 7,937 m (26,040 ft) high.

Annapurna

(ˌænəˈpʊənə) or

Anapurna

n
(Placename) a massif of the Himalayas, in Nepal. Highest peak: 8078 m (26 502 ft)

An•na•pur•na

or A•na•pur•na

(ˌæn əˈpʊər nə, -ˈpɜr-)

n.
a mountain in N Nepal, in the Himalayas. 26,503 ft. (8078 m).
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Noun1.Annapurna - wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plentyAnnapurna - wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty
2.Annapurna - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)Annapurna - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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In a workshop conducted by Devika Rao and Phillippa Ranger, from the Anna Purna Dance Company, pupils took part in an enjoyable and imaginative dance programme.