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puri

[poo r-ee]
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noun, plural pu·ris.
  1. poori.

Puri

[poo r-ee, poo-ree]
noun
  1. a seaport in E Odisha, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal: temple of Krishna; Hindu pilgrimage center.

poori

or pu·ri

[poo r-ee]
noun, plural poo·ris.
  1. a light, round, unleavened wheat bread of India, usually deep-fried.
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Examples from the Web for puri

Historical Examples

  • Some are at Midnapūr, and are going on to Calcutta, and there were some at Puri some time ago.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • In obedience to the inward command, I did not leave that night for Puri.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • By the time I reached the Puri hermitage I was nearing collapse.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • He asked me to lead the disciples over the town and beach of Puri.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • On his return from Puri, Sri Yukteswar gave me a pleasant surprise.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda


British Dictionary definitions for puri

Puri

noun
  1. a port in E India, in Odisha (formerly Orissa) on the Bay of Bengal: 12th-century temple of Jagannath. Pop: 157 610 (2001)
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