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  1. a city in SW Uttar Pradesh, in N India: site of the Taj Mahal.
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Examples from the Web for agra

Historical Examples

  • "Nor raise a smashing loan from the Agra Bank," cried a third.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.

    Charles James Lever

  • Agharia1 (a corruption of Agaria, meaning one who came from Agra).

  • Wisha, Jemmy, agra, there's no knowing what you'll be when you grows up.

    My New Curate

    P.A. Sheehan

  • Were you in that affair, when we chased the English dogs from beyond the mountains to Agra?

  • Agra's cantonment avenues and parks are kept in excellent order.

British Dictionary definitions for agra


  1. 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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