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Maurya

[ mour-ee-uh ]
/ ˈmaʊr i ə /
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noun

a member of an ancient Indian people who united northern India and established an empire 322–184 b.c.

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British Dictionary definitions for Maurya

Maurya
/ (ˈmaʊrjə) /

noun

a dynasty (?321–?185 bc) that united most of the Indian subcontinent and presided over a great flowering of Indian civilization
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