The New Student's Reference Work/Nagpur

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The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
Nagpur
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Nagpur (näg′ po͞or′), a city in British India and capital of the Central Provinces.  It is a beautiful town, well-wooded, having attractive gardens and suburbs, but its high temperature makes it unhealthy.  It manufactures fine cloth-fabrics and has a good trade in wheat, salt, spices and European goods.  Here 1,350 British under Colonel Scott defeated 18,000 Mahrattas on Nov. 27, 1817.  Population 127,734.