or A·jodh·ya

[ uh-yohd-yuh ]

  1. a city in E Uttar Pradesh, in N India; a suburb of Faizabad: one of the seven most sacred Hindu centers.

Origin of Ayodhya

First recorded in 1830–35

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/ (ɑːɪˈjəʊdjɑː) /

  1. an ancient town in N India, in Uttar Pradesh state: as the birthplace of Rama it is sacred to Hindus; also a Buddhist centre: Also called: Ayodha, Awadh (əˈwɒd), Oudh (aʊd)

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