Definition of yatra in English:

yatra

noun

Indian
  • A procession or pilgrimage, especially one with a religious purpose.

    • ‘It also said that these and other facilities are provided in other religious festivals also such as during Amarnath yatra and Kumbh Mela.’
    • ‘The insistent advice to observe restraint was given after the Indian Parliament was attacked, after the Kaluchak massacre and after the murder of Hindu pilgrims on the Amarnath yatra.’
    • ‘Following the bad weather conditions, the authorities have suspended the yatra and all the pilgrims have been asked to remain at the base camp.’
    • ‘In fact, one would find very few Maharashtrian families that have not done the Ashtavinayakadarshan yatra once in their lives.’
    • ‘When Hindus go on their yatras like the Kumbh Mela, the entire arrangement is done at government cost.’
    procession, march, cavalcade, motorcade, carcade, cortège, ceremony, spectacle, display, pageant, concours, file, train, column
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Origin

From Sanskrit yātrā journey, from yā go.

Pronunciation:

yatra

/ˈjɑːtrɑː/