Annapurna
Annapurna Annapurna n. [proper name] 1. (Hinduism) wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: goddess of plenty.

Syn: Parvati, Anapurna [WordNet 1.5]

2. 1 a mountain in Nepal, 26,504 feet high.

Syn: Anapurna [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Annapurna — Face sud de l Annapurna I Géographie Altitude 8 091 m Massif Himalaya Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Annapurna — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Annapurna Elevación 8.091 msnm Ubicación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Annapûrnâ — sommet de l Himalaya (8 078 m), au Népal. Vaincu en 1950 par la mission française de M. Herzog …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Annapurna — [an΄ə poor′nə, ä΄nəpoor′nə; an΄ə pʉr′nə, ä΄nəpʉr′nə] massif of the Himalayas, in central Nepal: highest peak, c. 26,500 ft (8,077 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Annapurna — Infobox Mountain Name = Annapurna Photo = Annapurna from west.jpg Caption =Annapurna I (left) and Fang (right) from the west Elevation = convert|8091|m|ft|0 Ranked 10th Location = Central Nepal Range = Himalaya Prominence =… …   Wikipedia

  • Annapurna — pd5 Annapurna Annapurna I (Südwand). Der scheinbar höchste Punkt ist der Nordostgipfel, links daneben Annapurna I Mitte und der Ha …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Annapurna — /an euh poor neuh, perr /, n. 1. Hinduism. Devi (def. 2). 2. a mountain in N Nepal, in the Himalayas. 26,503 ft. (8078 m). Also, Anapurna. * * * Mountain range, Nepal. It forms a ridge 30 mi (48 km) long and contains four main summits. Annapurna… …   Universalium

  • Annapurna —    Literally “She who is abundant [purna] with food [anna],” the goddess Annapurna is considered a form of DURGA or sometimes of PARVATI, both being wives of SHIVA. In her iconography she is light colored and stands on a lotus or sits on a throne …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Annapurna — Cadena montañosa de Nepal. Forma una cordillera de 48 km (30 mi) de largo con cuatro cumbres principales. El Annapurna I (8.091 m, o 26.545 pies) fue escalado por primera vez en 1950 por una expedición francesa, convirtiéndose en la primera… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Annapurna — I Annapụrna   [Sanskrit »mit Nahrung gefüllt«], hinduistische weibliche Gottheit, zu der um Nahrungsversorgung gebetet wird; eine der Hauptgottheiten, die in Varanasi verehrt werden. II Annapụrna,   Hochgebirgsgruppe im nepalesischen Himalaja,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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