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1: stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu gh??, from Sanskrit gha??a Date: 1783 a broad flight of steps that is situated on an Indian riverbank and that provides access to the water especially for bathing

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also ghaut) in India: 1 steps leading down to a river. 2 a landing-place. 3 a defile or mountain pass. Etymology: Hindi ghat

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ghat Ghat Ghaut Ghaut, n. [Hind. gh[=a]t.] 1. A pass through a mountain. [India] --J. D. Hooker. 2. A range of mountains. --Balfour (Cyc. of Ind. ). 3. Stairs descending to a river; a landing place; a wharf. [India] --Malcom.

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