Agra

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Agra

geographical name \ˈä-grə, ˈə-\

Definition of AGRA

1
region N India roughly equivalent to present Uttar Pradesh excluding Oudh region
2
city N India in W Uttar Pradesh SSE of Delhi pop 1,259,979

Agra

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2001: 1,275,134), west-central Uttar Pradesh state, India. It was founded by Sikandar Lodi in the early 16th century on the Yamuna River southeast of Delhi and was intermittently the Mughal capital. The city fell successively to the Jats and the Marathas in the late 18th century and finally to the British in 1803. It is the site of the Taj Mahal and the imperial tomb of Akbar.

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