Aurungzeb


Aurungzeb

Aurungzeb [awr-uh ng-zeb] Examples noun

  1. Aurangzeb.

Aurangzeb or Au·rung·zeb [awr-uh ng-zeb] noun

  1. 1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707.

Examples from the Web for aurungzeb Historical Examples of aurungzeb

  • In the reign, however, of Aurungzeb, it was overrun by the Turks.

    The Natural History of the Varieties of Man

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • But one of those sons, Aurungzeb, was a man of restless ambition.

    Stories about Famous Precious Stones

    Mrs Goddard Orpen

  • It is officially stated they have 272 mosques, of which that of Aurungzeb, with its lofty minarets, is the largest.

    Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

    James Kennedy

  • Within thirteen years of Aurungzeb’s death, in 1706, six sovereigns were seated on the imperial throne.

    Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877

    James Kennedy

  • The Mogul empire rapidly expanded during the reigns of Akbar and his successors down to Aurungzeb, when it attained its climax.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for aurungzeb Aurangzeb Aurungzeb noun

    1. 1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan (1658–1707), whose reign marked both the height of Mogul prosperity and the decline of its power through the revolts of the Marathas

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