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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 240 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PRABHU, the writer caste of Western India, corresponding to the Kayasth of Bengal. Though numbering only 21,941 in Bombay in 1901, they occupy a very high position socially and in the professions. The first Indian to be appointed to the executive council at Bombay was a Prabhu, of the well-known Chaubal family.
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POZZUOLI (anc. Puteoli, q.v.)

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