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Meaning of Varanasi

Va•ra•na•si

Pronunciation: (vu-rä'nu-sē), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in NE India, on the Ganges River: Hindu holy city. 582,915. Formerly,
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