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Varanasi Line breaks: Vara|nasi
Pronunciation: /vəˈrɑːnəsi/

Definition of Varanasi in English:

A city on the Ganges, in Uttar Pradesh, northern India; population 1,200,600 (est. 2009). It is a holy city and a place of pilgrimage for Hindus, who undergo ritual purification in the Ganges. Former name Benares.
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