Uttar Pradesh


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Ut·tar Pra·desh

 (o͝ot′ər prə-dāsh′, -dĕsh′)
A state of northern India in the basin of the Ganges River. Settled in ancient times by Indo-Iranian invaders, the region was part of Asoka's empire in the 3rd century bc and was later under Gupta and Mughal rule before falling to the British in the 19th and 20th centuries ad. Lucknow is the capital.

Uttar Pradesh

(ˈʊtə ˈprɑːdɛʃ)
n
(Placename) a state of N India: the most populous state; originated in 1877 with the merging of Agra and Oudh as the United Provinces; augmented by the states of Rampur, Benares, and Tehri-Garhwal in 1949; the N Himalayan region passed to the new state of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand) in 2000; now consists mostly of the Upper Ganges plain; agricultural. Capital: Lucknow. Pop: 166 052 859 (2001). Area: 243 350 sq km (93 933 sq miles)

Ut•tar Pra•desh

(ˈʊt ər prəˈdeɪʃ, -ˈdɛʃ)
n.
a state in N India. 139,112,287; 113,409 sq. mi. (293,730 sq. km). Cap.: Lucknow.
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Noun1.Uttar Pradesh - a state in northern IndiaUttar Pradesh - a state in northern India    
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