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a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution : a juggernaut of secular and commercial culture.
ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: extension of Juggernaut .
Juggernaut |ˈjəgərˌnôt| Hinduism
the form of Krishna worshiped in Puri, Orissa, where in the annual festival his image is dragged through the streets on a heavy chariot; devotees are said formerly to have thrown themselves under its wheels. Also called Jagannatha .
ORIGIN via Hindi from Sanskrit Jagannātha ‘Lord of the world.’
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