What does puri mean?

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ˈpʊər i, pʊˈripuri

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  1. puri(Noun)

    A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan, usually deep-fried.

  2. Puri(ProperNoun)

    City in Orissa state, India, on the Bay of Bengal.

  3. Origin: Hindi पूरी (pūrī), a kind of pancake

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puri(noun)

    see Euxanthin


  1. Puri

    Puri is a city and the district headquarters of Puri district, Odisha, eastern India. It is situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar. It is also known as Jagannath Puri after the 11th century Jagannath Temple located in the city. Puriis a holy city of the Hindus as a part of the Char Dham pilgrimages. According to Hindu teachings, a pilgrimage of the temples of India is not considered complete without a journey to Puri. Puri is endowed with one of the best beaches for swimming in India and is therefore also a popular beach resort, especially as it is positioned geographically so that both sunset and sunrise can be viewed from the beach. Sun Temple Konark is at distance of around 35 Km from Puri.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puri in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puri in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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