Mathura definition by Webster's New World
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city in N India, in Uttar Pradesh, on the Jumna River: sacred Hindu city; reputed birthplace of Krishna: pop. 227,000
Mathura definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of north-central India northwest of Agra. An important repository of ancient Indian art, it is a Hindu pilgrimage site revered as the reputed birthplace of Krishna. Population: 298,000.