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JAJPUR, or JAJPORE

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 129 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JAJPUR, or JAJPORE, a town of British India, in Cuttack district, Bengal, situated on the right bank of the Baitarani river. Pop. (1901),12,111. It was the capital of Orissa under the Kesari dynasty until the Irth century, when it was superseded by Cuttack. In Jajpur are numerous ruins of temples, sculptures, &c., and a large and beautiful sun pillar.
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