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  1. a state in E India. 4033 sq. mi. (10,445 sq. km). Capital: Agartala.
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Examples from the Web for tripura

Historical Examples

  • But what the great lord, the slayer of Tripura has done, he alone can undo: I cannot.

    The Kath Sarit Sgara

    Somadeva Bhatta

  • And cut in twain by the energy of the Sudarsana it fell like the city of Tripura shaken by the shafts of Maheswara.

  • When the illustrious Sankara slew Tripura, even this was the weapon which he shot and by which many mighty Asuras were consumed.

British Dictionary definitions for tripura


  1. a state of NE India: formerly a princely state, ruled by the Maharajahs for over 1300 years; became a union territory in 1956 and a state in 1972; extensive jungles. Capital: Agartala. Pop: 3 191 168 (2001). Area: 10 486 sq km (4051 sq miles)
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