- a city in W Madhya Pradesh, in W central India: one of the seven holy cities of India.
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The city of Ujjain was at this time a centre of Indian intellectual life.
He refers to Ujjain more than once, and in a manner hardly possible to one who did not know and love the city.
We know from Kalidasa's writings that he spent at least a part of his life in the city of Ujjain.
The earliest name of the tract seems to have been Avanti, from its capital the modern Ujjain.
- a city in W central India, in Madhya Pradesh: one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus; a major agricultural trade centre. Pop: 429 933 (2001)
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