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A city of north-central India on the Yamuna River southeast of New Delhi. It was a Mughal capital in the 16th and 17th centuries and is the site of the Taj Mahal, an ornate mausoleum built by the emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite wife in 1631.
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(Placename) a city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh on the Jumna River: a capital of the Mogul empire until 1658; famous for its Mogul architecture, esp the Taj Mahal. Pop: 1 259 979 (2001)
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a city in SW Uttar Pradesh, in N India: site of the Taj Mahal. 891,790.
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