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Nanded (nänˈdād) [key] or Nander nänˈdār, city (1991 pop. 309,316), Maharashtra state, S central India, on the Godavari River. Nanded is a district administrative center and is known for its fine muslin. A commercial center, it is also a market for cattle, grain, and cotton. A fort built by the Mughals is nearby.

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