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 (mā′rət, mîr′ət)
A city of north-central India northeast of Delhi. It was the site of the first uprising (May 1857) against the British in the Indian Mutiny.
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(Placename) an industrial city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh: founded as a military base by the British in 1806 and scene of the first uprising (1857) of the Indian Mutiny. Pop: 1 074 229 (2001)
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(ˈmɪər ət)

a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India. 753,778.
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