How to use Belgaum in a sentence

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  • The reputed founder, or rather reformer, of the sect was Basava (or Basaba), a Brahman of the Belgaum district who seems to have lived in the 11th or 12th century.

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  • It is apparently the northern limit of what was once a vast basaltic plain stretching from Goona to Belgaum, "one of the most gigantic outpourings of volcanic matter in the world."

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  • It comprises the previous Poona district, Bombay district south of the Tapti, Belgaum district north of the Tungabhadra, and Dharwar and Aurungabad districts.

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  • Baji Rao, the last of the peshwas, who had attempted to shake off the British yoke, was defeated, captured and pensioned-(1817-1818), and large portions of his dominions (Poona, Ahmednagar, Nasik, Sholapur, Belgaum, Kaladgi, Dharwar, &c.) were included in the presidency, the settlement of which was completed by Mountstuart Elphinstone, governor from 1819 to 1827.

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  • Belgaum contains a cantonment which is the headquarters of a brigade in the 6th division of the western army corps.

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  • Two high schools at Belgaum town are maintained by government and by the London Mission.

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  • The ancient name of the town of Belgaum was Venugrama, which is said to be derived from the bamboos that are characteristic of its neighbourhood.

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  • After the overthrow of the Yadavas by the Delhi emperor (1320), Belgaum was for a short time under the rule of the latter; but only a few years later the part south of the Ghatprabha was subject to the Hindu rajas of Vijayanagar.

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  • In 1347 the northern part was conquered by the Bahmani dynasty, which in 1473 took the town of Belgaum and conquered the southern part also.

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  • When Aurungzeb overthrew the Bijapur sultans in 1686, Belgaum passed to the Moguls.

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  • In 1836 this was divided into two parts, the southern district continuing to be known as Dharwar, the northern as Belgaum.

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  • The district of Belgaum has an area of 4649 sq.

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