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Jaipur

[jahy-poo r] /ˈdʒaɪ pʊər/
noun
1.
a former state in NW India, now part of Rajasthan.
2.
a city in and the capital of Rajasthan, in NW India: known as the “pink city” because of its buildings of that color.

Rajasthan

[rah-juh-stahn] /ˈrɑ dʒəˌstɑn/
noun
1.
a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km).
Capital: Jaipur.
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  • Samarcand is the "blue" town, just as Jaipur in India is the "pink" town.

    From Pole to Pole

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  • But it is Amber that constitutes the chief attraction of a visit to Jaipur.

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  • The largest is at Jaipur in India, and was erected about 1730.

    Time Telling through the Ages Harry Chase Brearley
  • The Jaipur troops were much on a par with those of Bhopal and Udaipur.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • And by now he was feeling more impatient to see Arúna than to see Jaipur.

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British Dictionary definitions for Jaipur

Jaipur

/dʒaɪˈpʊə/
noun
1.
a city of great beauty in N India, capital of Rajasthan state: University of Rajasthan (1947). Pop: 2 324 319 (2001)

Rajasthan

/ˌrɑːdʒəˈstɑːn/
noun
1.
a state of NW India, bordering on Pakistan: formed in 1958; contains the Thar Desert in the west; now the largest state in India. Capital: Jaipur. Pop: 56 473 122 (2001). Area: 342 239 sq km (132 111 sq miles)
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