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  • proper n. A monument located in Agra, India, constructed between 1631 and 1654, considered one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in the world.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A marble mausoleum built at Agra, India, by the Mogul Emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his favorite wife. In beauty of design and rich decorative detail it is one of the best examples of Saracenic architecture, and specifically of Mogul architecture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife


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