Jaipur

[jahy-poo r]
noun
  1. a former state in NW India, now part of Rajasthan.
  2. a city in and the capital of Rajasthan, in NW India: known as the “pink city” because of its buildings of that color.

Rajasthan

[rah-juh-stahn]
noun
  1. a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km). Capital: Jaipur.
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Examples from the Web for jaipur

Contemporary Examples of jaipur

  • While there seems something dutiful about the lament (as about the whole faux-controversy), Jaipur is indeed a strange beast.

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    Jaipur Literary Festival Draws Controversy

    Nisid Hajari

    January 23, 2011

  • Welcome to Jaipur for the coolest and most inspired literary festival in the world.

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    A Passage to Literature!

    William Dalrymple

    January 19, 2011

  • The Jaipur Literature Festival ( jaipurliteraturefestival.org) runs from Jan. 21 to Jan. 25 in Diggi Palace.

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    A Passage to Literature!

    William Dalrymple

    January 19, 2011

  • One of the things people like best about Jaipur is that we are completely egalitarian.

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    A Passage to Literature!

    William Dalrymple

    January 19, 2011

  • That reading took place somewhere at the rear of Jaipur University in a room that no one was able to find.

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    A Passage to Literature!

    William Dalrymple

    January 19, 2011

Historical Examples of jaipur

  • Samarcand is the "blue" town, just as Jaipur in India is the "pink" town.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • But it is Amber that constitutes the chief attraction of a visit to Jaipur.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong

  • The largest is at Jaipur in India, and was erected about 1730.

    Time Telling through the Ages

    Harry Chase Brearley

  • The Jaipur troops were much on a par with those of Bhopal and Udaipur.

    Forty-one years in India

    Frederick Sleigh Roberts

  • And by now he was feeling more impatient to see Arúna than to see Jaipur.

    Far to Seek

    Maud Diver


British Dictionary definitions for jaipur

Jaipur

noun
  1. a city of great beauty in N India, capital of Rajasthan state: University of Rajasthan (1947). Pop: 2 324 319 (2001)

Rajasthan

noun
  1. a state of NW India, bordering on Pakistan: formed in 1958; contains the Thar Desert in the west; now the largest state in India. Capital: Jaipur. Pop: 56 473 122 (2001). Area: 342 239 sq km (132 111 sq miles)
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