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juggernaut

  

      n  
1    any terrible force, esp. one that destroys or that demands complete self-sacrifice  
2      (Brit)   a very large lorry for transporting goods by road, esp. one that travels throughout Europe  


Juggernaut  
      n     (Hinduism)  
1    a crude idol of Krishna worshipped at Puri and throughout Orissa and Bengal. At an annual festival the idol is wheeled through the town on a gigantic chariot and devotees are supposed to have formerly thrown themselves under the wheels  
2    a form of Krishna miraculously raised by Brahma from the state of a crude idol to that of a living god  
     (C17: from Hindi Jagannath, from Sanskrit Jagannatha lord of the world (that is, Vishnu, chief of the Hindu gods), from jagat world + natha lord)  
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Juggernaut  
      n     (Hinduism)  
1    a crude idol of Krishna worshipped at Puri and throughout Orissa and Bengal. At an annual festival the idol is wheeled through the town on a gigantic chariot and devotees are supposed to have formerly thrown themselves under the wheels  
2    a form of Krishna miraculously raised by Brahma from the state of a crude idol to that of a living god  
     (C17: from Hindi Jagannath, from Sanskrit Jagannatha lord of the world (that is, Vishnu, chief of the Hindu gods), from jagat world + natha lord)  


juggernaut  
      n  
1    any terrible force, esp. one that destroys or that demands complete self-sacrifice  
2      (Brit)   a very large lorry for transporting goods by road, esp. one that travels throughout Europe  

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juggler, jugglery, juggle, Jungfrau

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