Vindhya Range


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Vin·dhya Range

 (vĭn′dyə)
A chain of hills in central India extending east-northeast for about 965 km (600 mi) and rising to approximately 915 m (3,000 ft).
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Vindhya Range

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Vindhya Mountains

n
(Placename) a mountain range in central India: separates the Ganges basin from the Deccan, marking the limits of northern and peninsular India. Greatest height: 1113 m (3651 ft)
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This was at the same time when in the Northern Subcontinent, Alauddin Khilji was busy repelling repeated intrusions of Mongols while, at the same time, extending the boundaries of the Delhi Sultanate across the Vindhya Range and Narmada River into the Deccan.
Resting on the crest of the Vindhya Range, this is Mandu, a rocky outcrop planted amidst a bed of green.
Encircled by a 45-kilometre wall punctuated by 12 gates or darwazas, it occupies 23 square kilometres of a 634-metre- high plateau in the Vindhya Range. The area was first fortified during the sixth century and became strategically important to the Hindu Paramaras during the tenth century.