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[e-lawr-uh, e-lohr-uh]
  1. a village in S central India: important Hindu archaeological site.
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Historical Examples of ellora

  • There are thirty-four distinct rock-temples at Ellora, near Aurangabad, in India.

    Chatterbox, 1905.


  • The Caves of Ellora, however, are the greatest and most notable.

  • No such sculpture, however, is mentioned in the detailed account of the Ellora caves by Dr. Burgess.

  • I pass over the wonderful Caves of Ellora, for, marvellous as they are, they are fully described in guide-books.

    Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life

    Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey

  • Daniels magnificent work on the celebrated temple of Ellora, hewn in the solid rock, interested me uncommonly.