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- proper n. the northern region of India, comprising the states of Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttaranchal, and Uttar Pradesh.
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Megathenes found them in the Aryan kingdoms of North India in 300 b.c., as did Sir Richard Burton two thousand years later, though then reduced to a purely decorative function.
Jesuit Missionaries in North India (Calcutta, 1907).
She returned to India in company with the same congenial friend, in time to attend the North India Conference before going to her Khetri home, Miss Pannell again accompanying her.