Beed (Mah)

Hin: बीड  bīḍa ‘Well’   [Bir, Bhir]   City/District  Maharashtra From Ara/Per: biir/be’r ‘well’, ‘pit’; Per: bhir ‘water’. Muhammad bin Tugluq built a fort here in the 14thC and, according to the 18thC Tārīkh-e-Bīr (‘History of Beed’), found abundant sources of...