[ gawr-uhk-poor, gohr- ]
/ ˈgɔr əkˌpʊər, ˈgoʊr- /
a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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How to use Gorakhpur in a sentence
A potent spell to bring rain was reported as actually practised during the Gorakhpur famine of 1873-4.
I was born in the last decade of the nineteenth century, and passed my first eight years at Gorakhpur.
My elder sister Uma and I were seated in the early morning under a neem tree in our Gorakhpur compound.
I felt that I could not bear to remain longer in Gorakhpur, only to see my brother removed before my helpless gaze.
British Dictionary definitions for Gorakhpur
a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop: 624 570 (2001)
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