[poo r-ee, poo-ree]
- a seaport in E Odisha, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal: temple of Krishna; Hindu pilgrimage center.
Compare Juggernaut(def 2).
- a light, round, unleavened wheat bread of India, usually deep-fried.
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Examples from the Web for puri
Some are at Midnapūr, and are going on to Calcutta, and there were some at Puri some time ago.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
In obedience to the inward command, I did not leave that night for Puri.
By the time I reached the Puri hermitage I was nearing collapse.
He asked me to lead the disciples over the town and beach of Puri.
On his return from Puri, Sri Yukteswar gave me a pleasant surprise.
- a port in E India, in Odisha (formerly Orissa) on the Bay of Bengal: 12th-century temple of Jagannath. Pop: 157 610 (2001)