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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.