Andhakavarta, aka: Andhaka-varta; 1 Definition(s)

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Andhakavarta (अन्धकवर्त).—Name of a mountain.

Derivable forms: andhakavartaḥ (अन्धकवर्तः).

Andhakavarta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms andhaka and varta (वर्त).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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