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[meer-uh t]
  1. a city in W Uttar Pradesh, in N India.
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Historical Examples of meerut

  • At length, on May 10th, the storm burst out at Meerut in all its fury.

    Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

    James Kennedy

  • The native regiments of Meerut are in revolt and on their way to Delhi.

    The Flaw in the Sapphire

    Charles M. Snyder

  • The Meerut Division and 4th Corps were operating around that district.

  • But the military authorities at Meerut were unequal to the crisis.

    India Under British Rule

    James Talboys Wheeler

  • He was then appointed superintending surgeon of the Meerut division.

British Dictionary definitions for meerut


  1. 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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