[gah-yuh, gahy-uh, guh-yah]
a city in central Bihar, in NE India: Hindu center of pilgrimage. Unabridged
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Gaya (ˈɡɑːjə, ˈɡaɪə)
a city in NE India, in Bihar: Hindu place of pilgrimage and one of the holiest sites of Buddhism. Pop: 383 197 (2001)

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city, south-central Bihar state, northeastern India. It lies along the Phalgu River, a tributary of the Ganges. With major rail, road, and air connections, Gaya is a major centre of commerce. The city lies near the junction of the Gangetic Plain and the Chota Nagpur plateau and is notoriously hot in summer.

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