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n. pl. han·u·mans
Any of various terrestrial monkeys of the genus Semnopithecus of southern Asia, having a gray body and a black face. Also called gray langur.

[Hindi hanumān, from Sanskrit Hanumān, a monkey-god in Hindu mythology, from hanumān, having a large jaw, from hanu, jaw; see genu- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Animals) (sometimes not capital) another word for entellus
2. (Hinduism) the monkey chief of Hindu mythology and devoted helper of Rama
[from Hindi Hanumān, from Sanskrit hanumant having (conspicuous) jaws, from hanu jaw]
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Noun1.Hanuman - in Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of RamaHanuman - in Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of Rama; god of devotion and courage
2.Hanuman - langur of southern Asiahanuman - langur of southern Asia; regarded as sacred in India
langur - slender long-tailed monkey of Asia
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Tenders are invited for Improvement of road :a) jyothirling galli in Kanaburgi b) in patil galli road near lakshmi gadagu c) of Adrash colony road d) of Basava nagar road e) of club road from harsha showroom to hanuman nagar f) of bus road Vishveshwarya nagar g) in Sadhashiv nagar h) in Ambedkar nagar i) in jadhav nagar and rail nagar j) in Hanuman nagar k) in Hanuman nagar & kuvempu nagar l) in TV Center m) in lakshmitech n) in vinayaka nagar & sainic nagar o) of jimakhana road & camp area Belagavi
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who visited New Delhi in mid-September, had first mooted the Hanuman Bridge during his earlier tenure as prime minister from 2001 to 2004 when, interestingly, there was a Bharatiya Janata Party government in India.
The Universal Society of Hinduism has failed to persuade the Arkansas secretary of state to permit a statue of a Hindu god, Lord Hanuman, at the state Capitol.
Army and Royal Thai Army engineers lay rock to prepare the ground for a concrete sidewalk alongside the new schoolhouse during the Hanuman Guardian 15 exercise, which sought to enhance humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capabilities and improve local quality of life.
Orosilber, a leading manufacturer and retailer of monogram and fashion jewellery and accessories, has rolled out a precise version of the authentic Veer Bajrangbali Hanuman pendant which can be availed from their online store.
Deceased's father Hanuman Khandelwal alleged that it was Hema's Mercedes which was speeding above 100 kms per hour when his car was hit near Dausa on July 2.
The participants repeatedly chanted verses of the Hanuman Chalisa, a Hindu chant to Lord Hanuman, the god who manifests energy, happiness and protection.
The Kiss in the Street protesters were opposed by the Hanuman Sena and in no time things went out of control, leading to police launching a cane charge and arrests of several Kiss in the Street protesters and activists of the Hanuman Sena.
Kids these days have Bal Hanuman and Chhota Bheem--possibly the most popular animated characters, indigenous or otherwise, in the country today.
KARACHI -- Patroninchief of the Pakistan Hindu Council and Member National Assembly Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani has strongly condemned the torching of Hanuman temple in Tando Mohammad Khan, according to a press release by the Pakistan Hindu Council.
Well, listening to this Hanuman Chalisa gives me goose bumps".
Media reports say, the temple of the Hindu deity Hanuman was set on fire by three men who had covered their faces and who were let in by the caretaker Darshan who was told by the men that they had come to offer prayers.