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The articles - Pune

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Pune is _ sprawling city in _ western Indian state of Maharashtra. It was once _ base of _ Peshwas (prime ministers) of _ Maratha Empire, which lasted from 1674 to 1818. It’s known for _ elegant building, _ grand Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892 and now _ memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, whose ashes are preserved in _ garden.

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The two articles in English are a/an and the. The word a (which becomes an when the next word begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) is called the indefinite article because the noun it goes with is indefinite or general. The word the is known as the definite article and indicates a specific thing.