Madasthala, Mada-sthala: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madasthala (मदस्थल).—an ale-house, dram-shop, tavern.

Derivable forms: madasthalam (मदस्थलम्).

Madasthala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mada and sthala (स्थल). See also (synonyms): madasthāna.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madasthala (मदस्थल).—n.

(-laṃ) A tavern, a dram-shop. E. mada intoxication and sthala place.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madasthala (मदस्थल):—[=mada-sthala] [from mada > mad] n. ‘place of intoxication’, a drinking-house, tavern, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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