Odisha meaning

State in eastern India which has Bhubaneswar as its capital.

Origin of odisha

  • Modified from Oriya ଓର (ଉର (Ora)). The source of the name Odisa/Orissa modified form of ancient words Ora (ଓର) or Ura (ଉର) or Odra Desa or Sumera or Odra bisaya The earliest epigraphical reference to Odras is found in the Soro copper plate grant of Somadatta from which it is clear that Uttara Tosali with its visaya Sarepahara identified with Soro of Baleswar district was part of Odra Bisaya.

    From Wiktionary