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See also: goa, Gôa, goá, góa, and Goα


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Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese Goa, from Konkani गोंय (gõy), from Sanskrit गोमन्त (gomanta).

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  1. State in western India which has Panaji as its capital.
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Goa (uncountable)

  1. (music) A form of trance music that originated during the late 1980s in Goa, India (also Goa trance).

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Icelandic góa.

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  1. The fifth winter month of the traditional Icelandic calendar, running from mid-February to mid-March.
    • 1998, Terry G. Lacy, Ring of Seasons, University of Michigan Press 2000, p. 59:
      The month of Thorri was followed by Góa, when the farmer often left to go fishing and his wife had to see to managing the household.
    • 2012, Julian Meldon D'Arcy, translating Þórbergur Þórðarson, The Stones Speak, in Of Icelandic Nobles and Idiot Savants, Brú 2014, p. 147:
      In the last week of Goa, in mid-March, there occurred an example of God's great providence: a large schooner from Dunkirk in France ran aground on one of the Hálsasker skerries off the coast of the eastern part of Suðursveit.



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Goa f

  1. Goa (a state of India)


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Goa ?

  1. Goa (state in western India)