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Faizabad

[ fahy-zuh-bahd ]
/ ˌfaɪ zəˈbɑd /
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noun

a city in E Uttar Pradesh, in N India: the ancient site Ayodhya, sacred to the Hindus, is nearby.

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  • The first assumption to make is that the modern capital Faizabad is on or near the site of the ancient one.

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  • Of Faizabad, when Wood was there, "scarcely a vestige was left," and Jirm had become the capital of the country.

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  • Now Faizabad is about 70 miles from Talekan, and about 160 at least from Andarab.

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