any of the four ages or eras of the world according to Hindu religious writings, each period being shorter, darker, and less righteous than the preceding
Origin of YugaSanskrit yuga, an age, yoke
One of the four ages constituting a cycle of history.
Origin of YugaSanskrit yugam yoke, pair, era ; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.
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