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A city of northwest India southwest of Delhi. Jaipur was founded in 1727 as the new capital of a princely state dating from the 1100s and is now the capital of the state of Rajasthan.
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(Placename) a city of great beauty in N India, capital of Rajasthan state: University of Rajasthan (1947). Pop: 2 324 319 (2001)
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(ˈdʒaɪ pʊər)

1. a former state in NW India, now part of Rajasthan.
2. the capital of Rajasthan, in NW India. 1,458,183.
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