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Banaras

[buh-nahr-uh s] /bəˈnɑr əs/
noun
1.
a former name of Varanasi.
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  • He instantly departed by post, and was in the dominions of Nepal before any one suspected that he had left Banaras.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
  • The Raja approved entirely of p. 252this measure, and determined to end his days at Banaras, and thus to secure a place in heaven.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for Banaras

Banaras

/bəˈnɑːrəz/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Benares
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