Aligurh, or Aligarh, a district of the Meerut Division in the N.W. provinces of British India. It comprises the flat country between the Ganges and the Jumna, and contains 1,964 square miles. The Kali Nadi flows through it, and the chief town is Koel, The Fort of Aligurh stands on the Grand Trunk road about 50 miles N. of Agra. In the Mutiny the troops here rebelled, and thus cut off communications between the S.E. and N.W.