Definition of Mahabharata in English:

Mahabharata

proper noun

  • One of the two great Sanskrit epics of the Hindus, existing in its present form since c.AD 400.It describes the civil war waged between the five Pandava brothers and their 100 stepbrothers at Kuruksetra near modern Delhi.

Origin

Sanskrit, literally great Bharata i.e., the great epic of the Bharata dynasty.

Pronunciation:

Mahabharata

/məˌhäˈbärədə/