Definition of Ganja

1. Noun. A strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared.

Exact synonyms: Cannabis Sativa, Marihuana, Marijuana
Terms within: Acapulco Gold, Mexican Green
Generic synonyms: Cannabis, Hemp



2. Noun. The most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect.
Exact synonyms: Cannabis, Marihuana, Marijuana
Specialized synonyms: Acapulco Gold, Mexican Green, Dope, Gage, Grass, Green Goddess, Locoweed, Mary Jane, Pot, Sens, Sess, Skunk, Smoke, Weed
Generic synonyms: Controlled Substance, Soft Drug
Substance meronyms: Joint, Marijuana Cigarette, Reefer, Spliff, Stick
Group relationships: Cannabis, Hemp

Definition of Ganja

1. n. The dried hemp plant, used in India for smoking. It is extremely narcotic and intoxicating.

Definition of Ganja

1. Proper noun. Second largest city of Azerbaijan, known as Yelizavetpol between 1804 and 1918 and as Kirovabad between 1935 and 1983. The birthplace of great Persian poet Nezami. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) marijuana ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ganja

1. cannabis used for smoking [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ganja

1. The dried hemp plant, used in India for smoking. It is extremely narcotic and intoxicating. Origin: Hind. Ganjha. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganja

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ganja (current term)
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Literary usage of Ganja

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1. Art Panels from the Hand Looms of the Far Orient by Garabed Thomas Pushman (1911)
"In color they are very rich, although rather bright; red, green, blue and ivory white predominating. Average size from 4 to 6x6 to 8 feet. ganja ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"This gives a proportion 5' persons per house in the plains, and'2 in the hills, density of population, ganja'm ranks third among the Districts the Madras ..."

3. The Coins of the Sháhs of Persia, Safavis, Afgháns, Efsháris, Zands, and Kájárs by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Reginald Stuart Poole (1887)
"Obv., within border of many foils, Rev., as obv., 418 ganja, 1177. ... Similar ; date 11 420 ganja, 1187. Similar, 11 л v 421 ganja, 1188. Similar, 11** PL. ..."

4. Memoirs on the History, Folk-lore, and Distribution of the Races of the by Henry Miers Elliot (1869)
"O'Shaughnessy describes ganja to be the dried hemp plant which has flowered, and from which the resin has not been removed. This resin in certain seasons ..."

5. Kars and Erzeroum: With the Campaigns of Prince Paskiewitch, in 1828 and by William Monteith (1856)
"He resolved to make his first attack upon ganja, a considerable town, and supposed by many authors to command the defile leading into Georgia. ..."

6. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1854)
"This remark rests however on the assumption that Cannabis Indica, sativa, ganja, and Bhang, are all identical, a point I think yet extremely doubtful ..."

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