Mathura

[ muht-oo-ruh ]
/ ˈmʌt ʊ rə /

noun

a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India: Hindu shrine and holy city; reputed birthplace of Krishna.

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Mathura
/ (ˈmʌtʊərə, mʌˈθʊərə) /

noun

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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