City in Orissa state, India, on the Bay of Bengal.
Origin of puri
Hindi पूरी (pÅ«rÄ«), a kind of pancake
Puri Sentence Examples
In the Orissa famine of 1866 more than one-third of the population of Puri is said to have perished.
Puri district is rich in historical remains, from the primitive rock-hewn caves of Buddhism - the earliest relics of Indian architecture - to the medieval sun temple at Kanarak and the shrine of Jagannath.
It is served by the East Coast railway, which was opened throughout from Calcutta to Madras in 1891, with a branch to Puri town.
Julius Caesar's lines on Terence, the "dimidiatus Menander," while they complain of lack of comic power, characterize him as "puri sermonis amator."