Dhobi Ghat

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Dhobi Ghat or Dhoby Ghaut is a word used in various parts of South Asia. It means a place where the traditional dhobi caste of washermen and women go to wash clothes. The word usually means a place near a river or stream, in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, but a Dhobi Ghat doesn't necessarily have to be near a source of natural water.

The world's largest Dhobi Ghat is said to be in Mumbai, India. It figured in the famous Dhobi Ghat (2010).