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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Shankar, Ravi Born 1920. Indian-born musician and composer who popularized classical Indian music in the West.

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  • proper n. A male given name used commonly in India.

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  • n. Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)


From Sanskrit शंकर meaning one who gives happiness. (Wiktionary)



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