Bangladesh: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bäng"glu-desh', bang"-), [key]
— n.
  1. republic in S Asia, N of the Bay of Bengal: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations; a former province of Pakistan. 85,000,000; 54,501 sq. mi. (141,158 sq. km). Cap.: Dhaka. Formerly,
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