nagaram नगरम्

Definition: नगरम् [नगा इव प्रासादाः सन्त्यत्र बा˚ र; cf. P.V.2.17 Vārt.] A town, city (opp. ग्राम); नगरगमनाय मतिं न करोति Ś2. पण्यक्रियादिनिपुणैश्चातुर्वर्ण्यजनैर्युतम् । अनेकजातिसंबद्धं नैकशिल्पिसमाकुलम् । सर्वदैवतसंबद्धं नगरं त्वभिधीयते ॥ -Comp. -अधिकृतः, -अधिपः, -अध्यक्षः 1 the chief magistrate of a town, head police-officer; निक्षिप्तौ नगराध्यक्षौ शेषाः सर्वे विनिर्गताः Hariv. -2 governor or superintendent of a town. -अभ्याशः, -सः the vicinity of a town. -उपान्तः a suburb, the skirt of a town. -ओकस् m. a townsman. -काकः 'town-crow', an expression of contempt. -कीर्तनम् repeating the name of a god while wandering through a city. -घातः an elephant. -जनः 1 townsfolk. -2 a citizen. -प्रदक्षिणा carrying an idol round a city in procession. -प्रान्तः a suburb. -मण़्डना a courtezan. -मर्दिन् m. an intoxicated elephant. -मार्गः a principal road, high-way. -रक्षा superintendence or government of a town. -रक्षिन् m. 1 the superintendent of a town. -2 a town-watchman. -स्थः a townsman, citizen.


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