Example sentences for: agra

How can you use “agra” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The sights are endless: the Hindu gopuram tower-gates of the south, the temples of Varanasi (Benares), the cave monasteries of Ajanta and Ellora, the beautiful and erotic sculptures of Khajuraho, the splendid marble palaces, fortresses, and mausoleums of the emperors and maharajas in Delhi, Agra, and Rajasthan, the colonial government buildings in New Delhi, or the unusual style of the Gothic-Oriental railway station in Mumbai (known until 1995 as Bombay).

  • Straightened out for a while, Humayun came back in 1555 with his Persian army to recapture the Punjab, Delhi, and Agra, but the next year his opium habit caused his death (see page 64).

  • Babur fought resistance from the Rajputs and captured Delhi and Agra, then conquered the Afghan chiefs in 1529.

  • Shahjahan’s son was Aurangzeb (1658–1707), who overthrew his father and imprisoned him in the Agra fort for the last years of his life.

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