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DARGAI

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 832 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DARGAI, the name of a mountain peak and a frontier station in the north-west Frontier Province of India. The mountain peak is situated on the Samana Range, and the Kohat border, and is famous for the stand made there by the Afridis and Orakzais in the Tirah Campaign. (See TIRAH CAMPAIGN.) Dargai station is situated on the Peshawar border, and is the terminus of the frontier railway running from Nowshera to the Malakand Pass.
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ALEXANDER SERGEIVICH DARGOMIJSKY (1813-1869)

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