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Dehra Dun (City)

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Was founded by heretical Sikh guru, Ram Rai, when he was driven out of the Punjab in the 17th century; he built a Muslim temple there in 1699; the town suffered numerous invasions in 18th century, and was ceded to Great Britain in 1816 at the end of Gurkha War.

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