American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest India in the Thar Desert near the Pakistan border west-southwest of Delhi. It has several 16th-century Rajput palaces built of red sandstone. Population: 529,000.
“BIKANER: Two college-going students were crushed to death by a speeding bus on Karni Nagar Road in Bikaner on Saturday morning.”
“BIKANER - Bikaner witnessed a rally of about 500 camels through its main thoroughfares on Monday.”
“Under Aurangzeb, tolerant understanding gave way to a vicious proselytism and it was only in remote centres such as Bikaner that later Mughal artists exercised their style on Krishna themes.”
“We had hailstorms in Bikaner which is quite unheard of.”
“Dinesh Gupta/Associated Press A camel waited to participate in the camel haircut competition at the annual camel festival in Bikaner, India, Sunday.”
“One such investor was 52-yearold Paru Bai of Dandkala village in Bikaner, who like most other artisans working with Rangasutra, crossed over from Sindh province of Pakistan after the 1971 war.”
“In 2006-07, Sumita Ghose, who had been working with artisans in and around Bikaner in Rajasthan as part of an NGO since the mid 1980s, approached William with an interesting proposal.”
“About thirty kilometers south of Bikaner lies, hands down, the most bizarre place I've ever visited.”
“Dinesh Gupta/Associated Press A camel covered with elaborate patterns waited to be judged in a camel haircut competition at an annual festival in Bikaner, Sunday.”
“Dinesh Gupta/Associated Press A man flaunted his 14-foot-long moustache on the sidelines of the annual camel festival in the western Indian city of Bikaner, Rajasthan, Sunday.”
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