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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former village of northern India on the Ghaghara River, now a joint municipality with Faizabad, near Lucknow. Long associated with Hindu legend, it is a pilgrimage center and one of the seven sites sacred to Hindus.

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  • proper n. It is an ancient city of India presently in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
  • proper n. It used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. It is the birthplace of the Hindu deity Rāma.

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