Allahabad


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Al·la·ha·bad

 (ăl′ə-hə-băd′, ä′lə-hə-bäd′)
A city of north-central India at the junction of the Yamuna and Ganges Rivers west of Varanasi. It was built on the site of an ancient Indo-Aryan holy city and is still a pilgrimage site for Hindus.
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Allahabad

(ˌæləhəˈbæd; -ˈbɑːd)
n
(Placename) a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 990 298 (2001)
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Al•lah•a•bad

(ˌæl ə həˈbæd, ˌɑ lə hɑˈbɑd)

n.
a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges. 806,486.
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"Only eighty days, now that the section between Rothal and Allahabad, on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, has been opened.
From Agra, by Etawah and the broad waters by Allahabad "
"Oh, the eddy that set under the walls of the fort at Allahabad!" said the Adjutant.
"Yes, by Allahabad one lay still in the slack-water and let twenty go by to pick one; and, above all, the English were not cumbered with jewellery and nose-rings and anklets as my women are nowadays.
Written by Sobrao Satai, Failed Entrance Allahabad University, for Venerable Teshoo Lama the priest of Such-zen looking for a River, address care of Tirthankars' Temple, Benares.