Bikaner (Raj)

Hin: बीकानेर bikānēr ‘Bika’s Grove’  [Bikanagar]  City/District,  Rajasthan From Bika and Skt: nagar(a)→ner, ‘town, ‘settlement’. Rao Bika, one of Rao Jodha’s sons, the founder of Jodhpur, built Bikaner in the 15thC in an arid wilderness called Jangladesh...