Delhi: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (del'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a union territory in N India. 4,065,698; 574 sq. mi. (1487 sq. km).
  2. Also calleda city in and the capital of this territory: former capital of the old Mogul Empire; administrative headquarters of British India 1912–29. 3,647,023. Cf. New Delhi.
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