Asoka

[uh-soh-kuh]
noun
died 232 b.c, Buddhist king in India 269?–232? b.c.
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Asoka (əˈsəʊkə, əˈʃəʊ-)
 
n
died 232 bc, Indian emperor (?273--232 bc), who elevated Buddhism to the official state religion

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To the southwest were the remains of a stone stupa built by king asoka.
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