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

  • A city of north-central India northwest of Agra. An important repository of ancient Indian art, it is a Hindu pilgrimage site revered as the reputed birthplace of Krishna. Population: 298,000.


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  • October 20th, 2009 MATHURA - At least 15 people were killed and 50 others injured when the Delhi-bound Goa Express rammed into the stationary Mewar Express near Mathura on Wednesday morning.

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  • Associated Press Holy men listened to the verdict on a radio in Mathura, India, on Thursday.

    The Ayodhya Verdict Announcement

  • Associated Press Hindu holy men listened to news of the verdict on a radio in Mathura.

    Sacred Site in India to Be Split

  • With such a precedent, state legislatures are too feeble to prevent similar disputes in other religious sites where Hindus and Muslims pray together, such as Mathura and Varanasi.

    No Property Rights, No Peace

  • When Ajmer Singh bought his first machine in 2000, the only outlet for construction machinery in the region was JCB's, 200 km away in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

    JCB Hits Pay Dirt In India

  • Liu Yanan/Xinhua/ Bollywood actress Hema Malini, right, dressed as Radha, beloved of Hindu God Lord Krishna, performed along with a dancer dressed up as Lord Krishna in Mathura, India, Jan. 22.

    India in Pictures

  • Indian cricketers in Centurion, a polio-vaccination campaign begins, Bollywood actress Hema Malini performs in Mathura and more.

    India in Pictures

  • We see no other work, just this fifth-century torso from Mathura, India, standing with legs slightly apart, a diaphanous robe cascading down like water.

    At the Intersection of Opposites

  • Sometime between the second and first centuries B.C., artists began to fashion images of the Buddha, and we feel this shift in the second space, where more static male Hindu gods are joined by Buddhas—including a not-to-be-missed early example from Mathura India.

    A Return to Earlier Ideals

  • The group, founded by Jaiprakash Gaur , initially plans to set up a one-million litre per day milk processing plant near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh with an investment of Rs 100 crore.

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