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Bezwada

[bez-wah-duh] /bɛzˈwɑ də/
noun
1.
former name of Vijayawada.
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Bezwada

/ˈbeɪzˌwɑːdə/
noun
1.
the former name of Vijayawada
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Encyclopedia Article for Bezwada

city, east-central Andhra Pradesh state, southern India, on the Krishna River. The city is a centre for Hindu pilgrimages. It is also known for its toys, many of them miniatures. Of note is the Victoria Jubilee Museum, which has a magnificent black granite Buddha. A college of Oriental studies and a medical college are located in the city. Pop. (1991 prelim.) city, 701,351; metropolitan area, 845,305.

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