Definition of yatra noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈjɑːtrɑː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːtrɑː//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1a line of people or vehicles that move along slowly as part of a ceremony or a journey to a holy place, usually carried out for religious reasons The pilgrims who undertake the yatra cover fifteen kilometres on foot to reach the holy temple.
  2. 2a tour by an official or members of a movement, etc. Party leaders are planning on embarking on their campaign yatras later in the year.