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(Placename) the former name of Mathura
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Ma•thu•ra(ˈmʌt ʊ rə)
a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India: Hindu shrine and holy city; reputed birthplace of Krishna. 161,000. Formerly, Muttra.
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