Gorakhpur

[ gawr-uhk-poor, gohr- ]

noun
  1. 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.

    The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
  • I was born in the last decade of the nineteenth century, and passed my first eight years at Gorakhpur.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
  • My elder sister Uma and I were seated in the early morning under a neem tree in our Gorakhpur compound.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
  • I felt that I could not bear to remain longer in Gorakhpur, only to see my brother removed before my helpless gaze.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda
  • The town, a collection of villages, is on the river Kuana, 40 m. from Gorakhpur by railway.

British Dictionary definitions for Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur

/ (ˈɡɔːrəkˌpʊə) /


noun
  1. a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop: 624 570 (2001)

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