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Noun1.dhava - an Indian tree of the family Combretaceae that is a source of timber and gum
Combretaceae, combretum family, family Combretaceae - a family of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Myrtales
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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I recognized [Crosswordland] immediately, for admis were grazing under a dhava and an ai hung from a tondo in one of the salas.
Whereas the former combines Saktism ('Ma'-Laksmi) with Vaisnavism ('dhava'-husband-Visnu), the latter points to a happy marriage of Saktism and Saivism--'Uma' epitomizing Sakti and 'dhava' in this case signifying Siva.
Fourteen of the 18 coaches of the high-speed train carrying 528 passengers and 60 railway staff derailed as it entered a bridge over the shallow Dhava River.
"Dr Dhava had examined the patient in some detail and being aware of Mr Carter's chronic back problem had decided nothing new was occurring and admission was not warranted.