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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 457 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARGAUM, a village of British India in the Akola district of the Central Provinces, 32 M. north of Akola. The village is memorable for an action which took place on the 28th of November 1803 between the British army, commanded by Major-General Wellesley (afterwards duke of Wellington), and the Mahrattas• under Sindhia and the raja of Berar, in which the latter were defeated with great loss. A medal struck in England in 1851 commemorates the victory.
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