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han·u·man

 (hŭn′o͝o-män′)
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.]
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Hanuman

(ˌhʌnʊˈmɑːn)
n
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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Abdullah had earlier got into a controversy when in a veiled jibe at BJP leader and former actress Jaya Prada he said, we want both "Ali and Bajrang Bali," but not "Anarkali" during the Lok Sabha campaigns in April this year.(ANI)
The maliciousness of such campaign touched new heights when Yogi Adityanath compared Lok Sabha elections to a contest between Ali, revered by Muslims, and Bajrang Bali, the Hindu God Hanuman.
Two days later, UP Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath told a rally in Meerut about Mayawati's speech and said: "If the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party have faith in 'Ali', we have faith in 'Bajrang Bali' [Hindu deity], the followers of Bajrang Bali will not tolerate them."
"Agar Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), BSP ko Ali par vishwaas hai, toh humein bhi Bajrang Bali par vishwaas hai (If the Congress, the SP and the BSP have faith in Ali, then we too have faith in Bajrang Bali)," Yogi Adityanath was quoted by India Today as saying in Meerut.
Have a devout Sikh, a muscular mullah and a Bajrang Bali Bhakt, peer out of three windows.
In a religious society, Mahipal became the darling of the masses by playing the Hindu god Ram in mythological dramas such as "Sampoorna Ramayana" (The Complete Ramayana, 1961), "Ram Bharat milan" (Ram, Son of Dashrath, 1965), "Bajrang Bali" (1965), "Sati Savitri" (Pious Savitri, 1964) and "Tulsidas" (1954).
If the Congress, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party have faith in 'Ali', we have faith in 'Bajrang Bali' (Hindu deity), the followers of Bajrang Bali will not tolerate them.
Abdullah Azam Khan had allegedly targeted actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada, saying, "Humein Ali bhi chahiye, Bajrang Bali bhi chahiye lekin Anarkali nahi chahiye." (We want both 'Ali' and 'Bajrangbali' but not 'Anarkali')