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Muslim empire of India: see MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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a type of steam locomotive with a wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six driving wheels, and no trailing wheels


a mound of hard snow on a ski slope


1. a member of the Muslim dynasty of Indian emperors established by Baber in 1526
2. a Muslim Indian, Mongol, or Mongolian
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Iqbal writes that the court room of the Red Fort, which once witnessed the Mughals' splendour, was now watching the girls of the royal family dancing.
The picture wall located inside the Lahore Fort was made by Mughal emperor Akbar 400 years ago.
Many moons ago these columns carried a piece about the tomb of Prince Pervez, the brother whom Mughal emperor Shah Jehan murdered, located at Kot Khawaja Saeed.
The close observation of the visual world had been an interest of the Mughals from the beginning.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 5 (ANI-NewsVoir): Evolved in the royal kitchens of the Mughal Empire in Medieval India, Mughlai cuisine is an amalgamation of Indian and Persian cuisines.
A comprehensive Introduction focuses on the history of key Mughal rulers to provide background to the commissioning of artworks and manuscripts.
WE KNOW all about the grandeur and magnificence of the Mughal empire, but not a lot of us know about the dishes Shah Jahan liked to eat, the kind of perfumes that were in vogue or in fact, how medieval pigeons were managed.
Some of the manuscripts shown here were among the greatest treasures of the Great Mughals themselves.
Summary: Driving on the Mughal route, with boulders tumbling down and steep cliffs, you realise that faith is a true companion on this historic route.
Pakistan, June 20 -- Mughal court etiquettes, manners, and ceremonies which were regulated during the early stage of the Mughal era continued to be observed during the later period.
Chapter one provides a historical introduction in the form of short biographical sketches and a survey of the reigns of the first six "great Mughals," along with their portraits, followed by an account of the "twilight" of the dynasty.