PLACE NAMES

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ A aal, n. Abhayapuri (Asm) Adam’s Peak (SL) Adilabad (Tel) Adoni (AP) Adoor (Ker) Agartala (Tri) Agar/Agar Malwa (MP) Agra (UP) Aguada (Goa) Ahmedabad (Guj) Ahmednagar (Mah) Aihole (Kar) Aizawl (Miz) Ajanta Caves (Mah) Ajmer (Raj)...

Begusarai (Bih)

Hin: बेगूसराय begusrāy ‘Ladies’ Inn’  City/District, Bihar (Bih) From Hin/Urd: वेगम beg’am, begum, ‘title for Muslim lady/wife’; सराय sarāi, ‘inn’, ‘resting place’. This would orginally have been a stopover or staging post. Begusarai, for many decades from the...