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LANSDOWNE

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 185 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LANSDOWNE, a hill cantonment in India, in Garhwal district of the United Provinces, about 6000 ft. above the sea, 19 M. by cart road from the station of Kotdwara on the Oudh and Rohilkhand railway. Pop. (1901) 3943• The cantonment, founded in 1887, extends for more than 3 M. through pine and oak forests, and can accommodate three Gurkha battalions.
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