from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northwest India near the Pakistan border. Founded in 1577 by the fourth guru of the Sikhs, Ram Das (1534-1581), it has remained the center of the Sikh faith. In the Amritsar massacre of April 13, 1919, hundreds of Indian nationalists were killed by British-led troops. Population: 975,000.
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- proper n. A large city in India, the capital of the state of Punjab.
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