Definitions for varnaˈvɑr nə, ˈvʌr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

var•naˈvɑr nə, ˈvʌr-(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. any of the Hindu social classes; caste.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Origin of varna:

1835–45; < Skt varna lit., cover, color, hence sort, class

Var•naˈvɑr nə(n.)

  1. a seaport in NE Bulgaria, on the Black Sea. 305,891.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Formerly, Stalin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Varna(noun)

    a port city in northeastern Bulgaria on the Black Sea

  2. varna(noun)

    (Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)

Wiktionary

  1. varna(Noun)

    any of the four original castes in Hinduism, or the system of such castes

  2. Varna(ProperNoun)

    A city in northeastern Bulgaria.

Freebase

  1. Varna

    Vàrna is the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, classified the third and the second largest city in Bulgaria. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous province and Varna Municipality and the eleventh-largest city in the Balkans after Istanbul, Athens, Bucharest, Belgrade, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Zagreb, Skopje, Tirana and Plovdiv. Commonly referred to as the marine capital of Bulgaria, Varna is a major tourist destination, a starting point for all the resorts in the northern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, encompassing the so called Bulgarian Las Vegas - Golden Sands, business and university centre, seaport, and headquarters of the Bulgarian Navy and merchant marine. In April 2008, Varna was designated seat of the Black Sea Euro-Region by the Council of Europe. The Varna culture is a record holder, the oldest golden treasure in the world was discovered in Varna Necropolis, consisting of artifacts dating to 4,750 BCE.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Varna

    a port of Bulgaria, on a bay in the Black Sea; a place of considerable trade, specially in exporting corn; here the French and English allied forces encamped for four months in 1854 prior to their invasion of the Crimea.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

crow(noun)

the name given to a number of large birds, generally black.

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