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Mathura

[muht-oo-ruh]
noun
  1. a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India: Hindu shrine and holy city; reputed birthplace of Krishna.
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Formerly Muttra.
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Examples from the Web for mathura

Historical Examples

  • Bind that woman,” he said, turning to his followers, “and take her to my castle of Mathura.

    Akbar

    P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer

  • The parents of one sojourned at Muturea, the other at Mathura.

  • That disciple of Madhav Puri invited every householder in Mathura.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja

  • Do you preach the lore of bhakti; do you discover the lost shrines of Mathura.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja

  • He will do through you at Mathura the work that He cannot do in His own person.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings

    Krishna das Kaviraja


British Dictionary definitions for mathura

Mathura

noun
  1. a city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh on the Jumna River: a place of Hindu pilgrimage, revered as the birthplace of Krishna. Pop: 298 827 (2001)Former name: Muttra
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