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Asoka

[ uh-soh-kuh ]
/ əˈsoʊ kə /
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noun

died 232 b.c., Buddhist king in India 269?–232? b.c.

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Asoka
/ (əˈsəʊkə, əˈʃəʊ-) /

noun

died 232 bc, Indian emperor (?273–232 bc), who elevated Buddhism to the official state religion
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