- an ancient kingdom of NE India, in present-day W central Bihar state, S of the Ganges: flourished between the 8th and 6th century b.c.
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Examples from the Web for magadha
At this date, then, the Barhadrathas may have begun to reign over Magadha.
Dhanananda was slain; and Chandragupta ascended the throne of Magadha.
In several places the Magadha is named along with the Sûta56.Sagas from the Far East
And the king of Magadha, being so near, afflicts all that district.
And that ambassador conveyed it to the king of Magadha, who received him joyfully.