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Syllabification: Pat·na
Pronunciation: /ˈpatnə, ˈpət-

Definition of Patna in English:

A city in northeastern India, on the Ganges River, capital of the state of Bihar; population 1,814,000 (est. 2009). An important city in ancient times, it was deserted by the 7th century but was refounded in 1541 by the Moguls and became a viceregal capital. Former name Pataliputra.

Words that rhyme with Patna

Abner • Jaffna • caravanner

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