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shiva (n.)

see shivah or siva.

updated on November 17, 2012

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Definitions of shiva from WordNet
1
shiva (n.)
(Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative;
the family is sitting shiva
Synonyms: shivah / shibah
2
Shiva (n.)
the auspicious one; a major divinity in the later Hindu pantheon;
Synonyms: Siva
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