The Nuttall Encyclopedia
In the Hindu philosophy a state of soul, emancipation from this life and of union with the divine, achieved by a life of asceticism and devout meditation; or the system of instruction or discipline by which it is achieved.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Yoga'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/yoga.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.