[ ah-gruh ]
/ ˈɑ grə /
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a city in SW Uttar Pradesh, in N India: site of the Taj Mahal.
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How to use Agra in a sentence
It was with the utmost difficulty that his wiser subordinates got him to disarm the sepoy regiments in Agra itself.
Not even in Agra, and certainly not in gaudy Lucknow, had Malcolm seen any structure of such striking architectural effect.
In both these rooms there is a row of columns on each side, and the floor of the latter is composed of Agra marble.
The suburbs of Agra resemble, in poverty, the miserable villages before mentioned.
The principal mosque exceeds in size and artistic construction even the Jumna Mosque in Agra.
British Dictionary definitions for Agra
/ (ˈɑːɡrə) /
a city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh on the Jumna River: a capital of the Mogul empire until 1658; famous for its Mogul architecture, esp the Taj Mahal. Pop: 1 259 979 (2001)
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