Definition of Poojah

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of puja) ¹



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Definition of Poojah

1. puja [n -S] - See also: puja

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poojah

poogye
poogyes
pooh
pooh-bah
pooh-pooh
pooh bah
pooh bahs
poohbah
poohbahs
poohed
poohing
poohs
pooiest
pooing
pooja
poojah (current term)
poojahs
poojas
pook
pooka
pookas
pooking
pookit
pookoo
pookoos
pooks
pool
pool ball
pool cue
pool hall

Literary usage of Poojah

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1. The Hindoos as They are: A Description of the Manners, Customs, and Inner by Ṣivachandra Vasu, Shib Chunder Bose (1881)
"JIN Bengal, next to the Doorga poojah in point of importance ... the Kali poojah, which invariably takes place on the last night of the decrease of the moon ..."

2. Translation of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah: Written Previous To, and by Elizabeth Hamilton (1811)
"... poojah of System; and, instead of building a house for sparrows to make honey, he now intends to erect a church for the edification of the saints. ..."

3. A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India by Charles Acland (1879)
"I WAS in doubt concerning the Chena poojah, but it appears that the hooks are fastened to a cord, which cuts into the body, and literally causes the blood ..."

4. The Hunting Grounds of the Old World by H. A. L. (Henry Astbury Leveson) (1865)
"A poojah to propitiate the Hindoo deities meets with no satisfactory results.—A court-martial held on the recusant ..."

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