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Puri. Hindu pilgrimage centre in Bengal, site of the Jagannātha temple, and one of the seven particularly holy places of India (see SACRED CITIES, SEVEN).


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puri (poori) Indian; unleavened whole‐wheat bread prepared from a butter‐rich dough, shaped into small pancakes and deep‐fried in hot oil.

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