Ayodhya

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A·yodh·ya

also A·jodh·ya  (ə-yōd′yə)
A former village of northern India on the Ghaghara River, now a joint municipality with Faizabad, near Lucknow. Long associated with Hindu legend, it is a pilgrimage center and one of the seven sites sacred to Hindus.

Ayodhya

(ɑːɪˈjəʊdjɑː)
n
(Placename) an ancient town in N India, in Uttar Pradesh state: as the birthplace of Rama it is sacred to Hindus; also a Buddhist centre. Also called: Ayodha, Awadh or Oudh