- a mountain pass
- a flight of steps leading down to a river landing for ritual bathers
Origin of ghatHindi gh??
Origin of ghatHindi ghāt from Sanskrit gha&tlowdot;&tlowdot;ah probably of Dravidian origin Telugu ka&tlowdot;&tlowdot;u, ga&tlowdot;&tlowdot;u dam, embankment
along the Ganges River, India
From Hindi घाट (ghāṭ, “pier”), from Sanskrit घट्ट (ghaṭṭa, “a landing place, steps on the side of a river leading to the waters”), probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu కట్ట (kaṭṭa, “dam, embankment”).