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Asoka

[uh-soh-kuh] /əˈsoʊ kə/
noun
1.
died 232 b.c, Buddhist king in India 269?–232? b.c.
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  • To the southwest were the remains of a stone stupa built by king Asoka.
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Asoka

/əˈsəʊkə; əˈʃəʊ-/
noun
1.
died 232 bc, Indian emperor (?273–232 bc), who elevated Buddhism to the official state religion
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