Dronamukha, aka: Droṇamukha, Drona-mukha; 3 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Droṇamukha (द्रोणमुख) is a Sanskrit technical term, referring to a city being approachable by both the paths of land and water.Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
Droṇamukha (द्रोणमुख).—the capital of 4 villages; चतुःशतग्राम्या द्रोणमुखम् (catuḥśatagrāmyā droṇamukham) Kau. A.22.
Derivable forms: droṇamukham (द्रोणमुखम्).
Droṇamukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms droṇa and mukha (मुख).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-khaḥ) The capital of a district, the chief of four hundred villages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Part 18: Bharata’s possessions < [Chapter IV]
Appendix 1.6: New and rare words < [Appendices]
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