Definition of Hare Krishna noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Hare Krishna

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌhɑːreɪ ˈkrɪʃnə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːreɪ ˈkrɪʃnə//
     
    ; BrE BrE//ˌhæri ˈkrɪʃnə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæri ˈkrɪʃnə//
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] a religious group whose members wear orange robes and use the name of the Hindu god Krishna in their worship See related entries: Religious people, Types of belief
  2. 2[countable] a member of this religious group See related entries: Religious people, Types of belief
  3. Word Origin 1960s: Sanskrit, literally ‘O Vishnu Krishna’, the words of a devotional chant.
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