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Kasi

[kah-see] /ˈkɑ si/
noun
1.
Kingdom of, an ancient kingdom of N India, the capital at present-day Varanasi; flourished in the 8th–6th centuries b.c.
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  • But we must take care than no harm befalls Kasi for his good services.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • Kasi, being an important official, receives from the Bhutan Government forty maunds of barley and forty maunds of rice annually.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • It chanced that the King of Kasi (Benares) had three fair daughters whose swayamvara was being proclaimed.

    Indian Myth and Legend Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • They are Kasi's yaks coming from some blind valley which no one but a hunter or mountaineer would have imagined to exist.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • Our imports into Tibet, according to Kasi's statistics, are practically nil.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • Kasi Mollah suddenly reined in his flying horse and stopped short, allowing them to escape.

  • Hariśchandra is hoping to reach the temple of Vis Wanàth3 at Kasi and invoke his aid to pay the gold.

    Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway

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