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Definition of the noun ganja

What does ganja mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ganjas

  1. a strong-smelling plant whose dried leaves can be smoked for a pleasant effect or pain reduction
  2. the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Alternative definition of the noun ganja


  1. [slang] marijuana


Who is Ganja?

Ganja a.k.a. Ganju is an actor.


Ganja a.k.a. Gavril Ardalyonovich Ivolgin: Ganya Ivolgin is a fictional character from the 1959 film The Idiot.


"Ganja" is a book by Roland Charles Wagner.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1991


"Ganja" is a musical single of Marcus Visionary.

  • released in


Ganja a.k.a. Narak Language: Narak is a Trans–New Guinea language of Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ganja

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Google previewTastes of Jamaica from Gravney's Kitchen (2005)

by Nue Ujima Enterprise, LLC Staff, Vice President Gravney Smith

Whether it is called Ganja, Marijuana, Pot, Reefer, Grass, Hemp, Herb or Weed, the Cannabis Sativa plant is arguably one of the most controversial plants in the world. There are those who argue that it is a very dangerous plant and should be ...

Google previewMarijuana Medicine (2001)

A World Tour of the Healing and Visionary Powers of Cannabis by Christian Rätsch

"Ganja is the most strongly shared experience among the brothers"; (Gebre- Selassie 1989:156).

Google previewThe Bulletin of Pharmacy (1896)

Round ganja is the purest and most carefully prepared form. The plants are cut with sickles, some six inches from the ground. They lie in the field all day exposed to the sun, till about 4 P.M., when they are picked over to remove male plants, ...

Google previewSubstance Use and Abuse (2011)

by Kara Rogers

Ganja is a less active form of cannabis. Whereas hashish and charas are made from the pure resin, ganja is prepared from the flowering tops, stems, Marijuana (Cannabis sativa).

Google previewIndigenous Drugs Of India (1933)

by Chopra R N, I.C. Chopra

a more comprehensive term and often includes ganja in the north, in south India ganja is a more general term, and in some places is made to include even bhang, the latter term being quite unknown there. Bhang is consumed either as such ...

Google previewDangerous Harvest (2004)

Drug Plants and the Transformation of Indigenous Landscapes by Michael K. Steinberg, Joseph J. Hobbs, Kent Mathewson

The preparations that are mentioned might broadly be understood as follows: Ganja is the dried flower head of the Cannabis sativa variation of the hemp plant, which is mixed with tobacco and smoked, often in a chillum (clay pipe). Bhang is ...

Google previewAfrican American Religious Cultures (2009)

by Stephen C. Finley, Torin Alexander

For Rastas, smoking ganja is the medium of contemplation, inspiration, and insight. Through this sacrament they are able to plumb the depths of wisdom and discover the revelation of God that is given to reason. Smoking the herb intensifies ...

Google previewAmerican Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record (1897)

Ganja is the Hindi name for the flowering tops of unfertilized female plant of cultivated Indian hemp. In Bengal it is cultivated as follows : The land chosen is a light, rich loam, not too moist. The • Some months ago Mr. Rudolf departed for India ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

cherukanchava, cimaikkanca, cipiccam, cittapattiri, cittarunnupukaimuli, civamuli, daarakte-bang, darakhte-bang, darakhte-kinnab, daraktebang, dhurtapatri, dhurtavadhu, gaanja chettu, gaanja gida, gaanjaa gida, ganca, ganja , ganja-chedi, ...

Google previewA Romanized Hindūstānī and English Dictionary (1880)

by Nathaniel Brice

a granary, heap, treasure, GANJA, adj. scald-hea'led, bald. GANJA.

Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

Some submitted without a fight but Ganja resisted, prompting attack. Ganja was ruthlessly sacked: 3,000 people were killed and thousands more expelled to Iran. Russian attacks on the khanates, which Iran considered its vassal territories, ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

US, 1982 ganja noun1 marijuana, notably from Jamaica. Hindi word for...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nepal (2017)

by Nanda R. Shrestha

GANJA. Nepali word for marijuana, whose medical use is ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Russia: anascha India: bhanga, bhangi, bhang, charas, darakte-bang, da- arakte-bang, ganjah, ganja, ganjayi, ganjika, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

Ganja, GU].

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

ganja. Substance abuse 1. A bitter plant chewed for its stimulatory effects, indigenous to eastern Africa 2. Marijuana, see there, especially.

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Nobody is sad in Jamaica
Ganja rules
Some people are happy in Jamaica
Reggae plays
Give me some ganja and play me some reggae
Everybody is happy in Jamaica (Doris Dzameshie)
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Scrabble value of G2A1N1J8A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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