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The vihāras in India were originally constructed to shelter the monks during the
rainy season, when it became difficult for them to lead the wanderer's life; they
were, strictly speaking, secular buildings. They took on a sacred character when
Nehru's revision of Indian laws 12:946c North American Plateau Indian society
13:228g North Vietnam's female labour force 19:133g Pakistani pardah and class
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A starchy food is obtained from the roots and stems of certain species, among
them coontie, or comfortroot (Z. floridana), found in the southeastern United
States. zamindar, a word of Indian usage and Persian origin meaning “holder or ...
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