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MEEANEE

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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 71 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MEEANEE, or MIArn, a village in Sind, India, on the Indus 6 m. N. of Hyderabad. Pop. (1901), 962. It is famous as the scene of the battle in which Sir Charles Napier, with only 2800 men, broke the power of the mirs of Sind on the 17th of February 1843. The result of this victory was the conquest and annexation of Sind.
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