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Mlechchha

Mlechchha or Mlechchha Yavana is a word referring to barbarians. More specifically it refers to Devaraka who as Rohita became sacrificed as a red doe; reincarnated in the family of an outcast foreigner (Mlechchha-Yavana), and became the ancestor of the barbarous red-haired races that inhabit the Occident. Cf. The Blue Lotus, 1890.
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