- a former part of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh in N India: now part of Uttar Pradesh.
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But in the past they seem to have been of some importance in Oudh.
Erskine and de Courteille, however, have taken it to be Lakhnau in Oudh.The Bbur-nma in English</p>
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
On the 30th of May mutiny burst forth in Oudh, and he was ready.
Fancy a man of his build and hair and features disguised as a native of Oudh!The Disputed V.C.
Frederick P. Gibbon
Rm, an ancient king of Oudh, esteemed an incarnation of Vishnu.Tara
Philip Meadows Taylor
- a region of N India, in central Uttar Pradesh: annexed by Britain in 1856 and a centre of the Indian Mutiny (1857–58); joined with Agra in 1877, becoming the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh in 1902, which were renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950
- another name for Ayodhya
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