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[al-uh-huh-bad, ah-luh-hah-bahd]
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  1. a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges.
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Historical Examples

  • Fall of fish that had occurred in the neighborhood of Allahabad, India.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • In 1887 he joined the editorial staff of The Allahabad Pioneer.

    The Short-story

    William Patterson Atkinson

  • He agreed to supply them with food and send them to Allahabad in boats.

    Following the Equator, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • All this while the Fort at Allahabad was in imminent danger.

    India Under British Rule

    James Talboys Wheeler

  • There was a march of 120 miles between Allahabad and Cawnpore.

    India Under British Rule

    James Talboys Wheeler

British Dictionary definitions for allahabad


  1. a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of the Ganges and Jumna Rivers: Hindu pilgrimage centre. Pop: 990 298 (2001)
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