- a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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In Gorakhpur this spring rite takes the form of hunting and crucifying a monkey on the village boundary.
A potent spell to bring rain was reported as actually practised during the Gorakhpur famine of 1873-4.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
His words were the same as those he had used two days before in the Gorakhpur field.Autobiography of a YOGI
The town, a collection of villages, is on the river Kuana, 40 m. from Gorakhpur by railway.
A railway from Gorakhpur to Gonda runs through the district, and the river Gogra is navigable.
- a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop: 624 570 (2001)