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Allahabad

[al-uh-huh-bad, ah-luh-hah-bahd] /ˌæl ə həˈbæd, ˌɑ lə hɑˈbɑd/
noun
1.
a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges.
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  • He was, however, no whit the wiser when he reached the Ganges and hastily sought the telegraph station at Allahabad.

    A Fascinating Traitor Richard Henry Savage
  • Fall of fish that had occurred in the neighborhood of Allahabad, India.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • All this while the Fort at Allahabad was in imminent danger.

    India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler
  • In 1887 he joined the editorial staff of The Allahabad Pioneer.

    The Short-story William Patterson Atkinson
  • He refused to ask himself what he would do if Allahabad were in the hands of the rebels.

    The Red Year Louis Tracy
  • He agreed to supply them with food and send them to Allahabad in boats.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • We were fired at again by match-lockmen, and changed direction for Allahabad.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The only entrance to Allahabad in that direction was by a bridge over the Jumna.

    India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler
  • I have already mentioned the desolation I saw on my visit to Allahabad at the end of 1857.

  • There was a march of 120 miles between Allahabad and Cawnpore.

    India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for Allahabad

Allahabad

/ˌæləhəˈbæd; -ˈbɑːd/
noun
1.
a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 990 298 (2001)
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