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A city of southeast India east-southeast of Hyderabad. Founded by the French in the 1700s, it was ruled briefly by a local prince before being ceded to the British in 1788.
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(Placename) a city in E India, in central Andhra Pradesh: founded by the French in the 18th century; ceded to Britain in 1788. Pop: 514 707 (2001)
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a city in E Andhra Pradesh, in SE India. 471,051.
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