Hajipur (Bih)

हाजीपुर hājipur ‘Haji’s City’  [Ukkacala] City, Bihar (Bih) From Urd: حاجی haji, ‘pilgrim’; Skt: पुर् pur(a), ‘town’, ‘city. Haji Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah founded the city in the 14thC to indicate he had made the haj or ‘pilgrimage’ to Mecca [URD: حج hajj/haj]. He was...