- a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India: Hindu shrine and holy city; reputed birthplace of Krishna.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for mathura
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.The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors
That disciple of Madhav Puri invited every householder in Mathura.
Do you preach the lore of bhakti; do you discover the lost shrines of Mathura.
He will do through you at Mathura the work that He cannot do in His own person.
- 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