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yo·ga

yoga

 
pronunciation:
yo g
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part of speech: noun
definition: (often capitalized) a Hindu practice made up of a system of physical and mental exercises that free the self from the body and mind to find spiritual peace.
derivations: yogic (adj.), yogism (n.)
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Yoga comes from a Sanskrit word that means "union."
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