Magadhan


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Noun1.Magadhan - a subfamily of Indic languages
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
Asamiya, Assamese - the Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people; closely related to Bengali
Bangla, Bengali - a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal
Oriya - a Magadhan language that is spoken by the Oriya and is the official language of the Indian state of Orissa
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Chandraketugarh and Tamluk in Bengal have specimens of Magadhan figurines showing Hellenistic influence.
It is even believed that it was Emperor Ashoka's son Mahinda, who had lived in large cities like Pataliputra, the capital of the Magadhan Empire and had seen great monasteries like Asokarama and Sanchi in Vidisha, who originally planned and laid out the Holy City of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
Finally Magadha transformed into most powerful State of political administration and remained for Centuries as Magadhan Empire.