Magadha

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Ma·ga·dha

 (mä′gə-də)
An ancient kingdom of northeast India. It was especially powerful from the fourth century bc to the fifth century ad, particularly under the emperor Asoka (third century bc).
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It is even believed that it was Emperor Ashoka's son Mahinda, who had lived in large cities like Pataliputra, the capital of the Magadhan Empire and had seen great monasteries like Asokarama and Sanchi in Vidisha, who originally planned and laid out the Holy City of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
Finally Magadha transformed into most powerful State of political administration and remained for Centuries as Magadhan Empire.
1500-600 BC) to the emergence of the Magadhan empire (ca.