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  1. Allahabad, also known as Prayag and Ilahabad, is a city in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of the Allahabad District. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most-populous city in the state and the thirty-sixth most-populous city in India, with an estimated population of 1.11 million in the city and 1.21 million in its metropolitan region. In 2011, it was ranked the world's 130th fastest-growing city.
  2. Allahabad is a village in Allahabad Rural District, Zarach District, Yazd County, Yazd Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 3,068, in 770 families.

There are other places with Allahabad in their name, like MIC Allahabad, Allahabad University.

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Google previewMissionary Register (1815)

Allahabad. Mr. N. Kerr, and Kurcem. This station was formed in 1814, by Mr. N. Kerr, and a native brother, Kureem. Allahabad is a large city of Hindostan, situated about half way . between Patna and Agra, at the Fork, or junction of the Ganges and Jumna rivers, ...

Google previewRecent Perspectives of Early Indian History (1995)

by Book Review Trust, New Delhi

It is also demonstrated that the upper Ganga valley up to about Allahabad is a distinct region (in the true sense of the term) from the valley farther downstream, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Hindu World (1992)

by Ganga Ram Garg

Allahabad was built by Akbar on the site of ancient Hindu fort and within its proximity is one of the celebrated pillars of As"oka (mentioned above), promulgating the necessity of erecting hospitals and other charitable institutions and interdicting cruelty to animals. The temple of Benlmadhava on the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna is mentioned in the Madhavacarya's Sahkara-vijaya (7). Prayaga contains a famous aksaya-vata or undecaying banyan tree, which is still worshipped ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALLAHABAD, a province of Hindostan, lying between the twenty-third and twenty -sixth degrees of north lat., and the seventy-ninth and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ALLAHABAD, a province of Hindostan, 160 miles in length, and 120 in breadth, bounded on the east by the ...

Google previewA dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the various countries, places, and principal natural objects in the world (1846)

by John Ramsay M'Culloch

Allahabad ; 2. Benares ; 3. Miriapoor ; 4. Juanpoor ; h. The Rewah territory ; 6. Bundelcund ; 7. Cawnpoor ; 8. Manicpoor territory. It is watered by the Ganges, Jumna, and other great river*. Adjacent to the former, the country is Hat ami very productive, but in the S. \V., in the Bundelcund district, it forms an elevated table- land, diversified with high hill- containing the celebrated diamond mines of Poonah. The flat country is extremely sultry, and subject to the hot wind*., from which the ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1A1H4A1B3A1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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