[ meer-uht ]
/ ˈmɪər ət /
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a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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Words nearby Meerut
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How to use Meerut in a sentence
The moon rose on a terrified mob trudging or riding the forty miles of road between Meerut and the Mogul capital.
One evening in the month of April, a slim, straight-backed girl stood in the veranda of a bungalow at Meerut.
“The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
They were sure that the white troops in Meerut would soon arrive and put an end to the prevalent anarchy.
Willoughby leaped from the walls, crossed the river, and met his death while striving to reach Meerut.
British Dictionary definitions for Meerut
/ (ˈmɪərət) /
an industrial city in N India, in W Uttar Pradesh: founded as a military base by the British in 1806 and scene of the first uprising (1857) of the Indian Mutiny. Pop: 1 074 229 (2001)
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