Burhanpur, a town in the Central Provinces of India, in the Nimar district, 280 m. NE. of Bombay; was at one time a centre of the Mogul power in the Deccan, and a place of great extent; is now in comparative decay, but still famous, as formerly, for its muslins, silks, and brocades.

Population (circa 1900) given as 32,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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