Definition of Orissi in English:

Orissi

noun

  • A classical dance style practised in Orissa, a state in eastern India. Also called Odissi.

Origin

1960s. Either from Hindi Oṛisī (also transliterated Oḍisī) of or belonging to Orissa, or independently from Orissa, the name of a state in eastern India + -i.

Pronunciation

Orissi

/ɒˈrɪsi/