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Puri

[poor-ee, poo-ree]
noun
a seaport in E Orissa, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal: temple of Krishna; Hindu pilgrimage center. Compare Juggernaut ( def 2 ).
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puree or puri (ˈpuːrɪ)
 
n
an unleavened flaky Indian bread, that is deep-fried in ghee and served hot
 
[Hindi]
 
puri or puri
 
n
 
[Hindi]

Puri (ˈpʊəriː, pʊəˈriː)
 
n
a port in E India, in Orissa on the Bay of Bengal: 12th-century temple of Jagannath. Pop: 157 610 (2001)

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puri

two South American Indian tribes closely related in language and culture. According to a Coroado tradition, a feud between two families had caused the aboriginal tribe to divide in two. They lived in the lowlands of Mato Grosso state, Brazil. The Puri language is a dialect of Coroado, of the Macro-Ge linguistic group

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