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KIRKEE (or KIRKI)

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 833 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KIRKEE (or KIRKI), a town and military cantonment of British India in Poona district, Bombay, 4 M. N.W. of Poona city. Pop. (1901), 10,797. It is the principal artillery station in the Bombay presidency, and has a large ammunition factory. It was the scene of a victory over Baji Rao, the last peshwa, in 1817.
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