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A city of northern India east of Lucknow. It was founded c. 1400.
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(Placename) a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop: 624 570 (2001)
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(ˈgɔr əkˌpʊər, ˈgoʊr-)

a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India. 505,566.
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14 candidates appeared for their exams at the exam centre in Gorkakhpur Jail from nearby districts.