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Avanti

[uh-vuhn-tee]
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noun
  1. Kingdom of, an ancient Aryan kingdom of W central India, with its capital near modern Ujjain; flourished in the 6th–4th centuries b.c.
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  • In a moment or two the door was closed, and a rough voice cried: "Avanti!"

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  • That Socialist group which is represented by the Avanti seemed to be the only one whose attitude was not intransigeant.

  • "Avanti," said Benham, and Amanda bestowed one last ineradicable memory on the bowing landlord.

  • The women of Avanti hate kissing, marking with the nails, and biting, but they have a fondness for various kinds of sexual union.

  • These many roads lead to the southern country, passing by (the city of) Avanti and the Rikshavat mountains.