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Large town in western India associated with major Muslim educational, political, and ideological movements since the late nineteenth century. Headquarters of Aligarh Scientific Society and Mohammadan Anglo-Oriental College (Aligarh Muslim University), both of which were established to make contemporary European education available to a primarily Muslim public.

Subjects: Islam — Art.

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