Friday, 17 August 2012

Entry: vishnu (n.)

In context: "...the ultra right anti-Reconfigurative vishnu of the Bloc Quebecois..."

Definition: One of the principal Hindu deities, holding the second place in the great triad, but by his worshippers identified with the supreme deity and regarded as the preserver of the world.


Other: There is a lot of great stuff in Wikipedia entry.

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Page: 1057

Source: Oxford English Dictionary, Wikipedia 

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