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[nah-gah] /ˈnɑ gɑ/

noun, plural Nagas (especially collectively) Naga for 1.
a member of any of the disparate tribal peoples of Nagaland and bordering areas of Burma.
any of the Tibeto-Burman languages spoken by the Naga.
[nah-gah] /ˈnɑ gɑ/
a city on E Cebu, in the S central Philippines.
(pl) Nagas, Naga. a member of a people of NE India and W Myanmar: until the early 20th century they practised head-hunting
the language of this people, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family of languages and having many dialects

in Hindu mythology, race of serpent demons, offspring of Kaduru, guardians of the under-regions; 1785, from Sanskrit naga “serpent, snake,” of unknown origin.


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