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  1. a village in N Maharashtra, in W central India: caves and shrines containing Buddhist frescoes and sculptures.
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Historical Examples

  • It contains the famous caves of Ajanta, and also the battlefield of Assaye.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8


  • She has studied in the Ajanta caves the Buddhist paintings and sculptures and other monuments of Gandhra.

  • Old frescoes in the Ajanta Caves show a mother sending a gift through her child.

    The Buddha

    Paul Carus

  • Berar consists mainly of the valley lying between the Satpura range of mountains in the north and the Ajanta range in the south.