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24.795N) is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists.
There is a Vishnuite
temple where Hindus hold rituals for their dead, while nearby is the
Buddha received his enlightenment. The city had become an
important rail junction
by 1941, and became an American rear base in November 1942.
ReferencesRomanus and Sunderland (1953)
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