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(Pāli, central region; Skt., madhyamadeśa). The birthplace of Buddhism in north-east India comprising, according to early sources, a territory 300 leagues in length, 250 in breadth, and 900 in circumference. Within it were fourteen of the sixteen states or political units (mahājanapadas) mentioned in classical Indian sources.

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