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Aligarh

[ah-lee-guhr, al-uh-gahr] /ˈɑ liˌgʌr, ˈæl əˌgɑr/
noun
1.
a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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  • From Agra to Aligarh; and from Aligarh he was asked to more places than he could 154 visit.

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  • Father, can I not go to the university at Aligarh to learn more of our Faith?

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  • I want to go to our university at Aligarh where I can learn all about our Faith and about everything else, mother.

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  • But since the death of Sir Syed the congress idea is growing among the students of Aligarh.

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  • Aligarh College now has an enrollment of seven hundred and four, more than a hundred of whom are law students.

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  • It is an important station on the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway, with a junction for Aligarh.

  • We came in sight of Aligarh shortly before daybreak on the 5th October.

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British Dictionary definitions for Aligarh

Aligarh

/ˌɑːlɪˈɡɜː; ˌælɪ-/
noun
1.
a city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh, with a famous Muslim university (1920). Pop: 667 732 (2001)
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