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Shahjahanpur

[shah-juh-hahn-poo r] /ˌʃɑ dʒəˌhɑnˈpʊər/
noun
1.
a city in central Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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Shahjahanpur

/ˌʃɑːdʒəˌhɑːnˈpʊə/
noun
1.
a city in N India, in central Uttar Pradesh: founded in 1647 in the reign of Shah Jahan. Pop: 297 932 (2001)
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town, north-central, Uttar Pradesh state, northern India. It lies southeast of Bareilly, on the Deotta River, about 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Lucknow. The town was founded in 1647 and named for the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It is a road and rail junction and an agricultural trade centre. Its industries include carpet weaving, distilling, sugar milling, and chemical manufacturing.

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