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Bengalee

or Bengali

[ben-gaw-lee, -gah-, beng-] /bɛnˈgɔ li, -ˈgɑ-, bɛŋ-/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh.
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  • We found our Bengalee servants, who had come on the day before, very miserable.

    Up the Country Emily Eden
  • For some time he was connected also with Bengalee journalism.

    India for Indians

    C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • It was somewhat abstract in so far as it was more Indian than Bengalee.

    India for Indians

    C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • Unfortunately we cannot dissociate the Editor of the Bengalee from the paper.

    India for Indians

    C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • A Bengalee kobiraj carries a miniature dispensary about him.

    The Hindoos as they Are Shib Chunder Bose
  • The superintendent was a most gentlemanly person, and so was his Bengalee servant.

  • A Bengalee boy was accused before Mr. Scott of some misdeed.

  • The Bengalee has striven hard to carry into other Provinces also his spirit of antagonism to the State.

  • A Bengalee gentleman enjoys ordinary hotel fare with apparently none to interfere with his liberties.

  • And he began a long story, false from beginning to end, but every word of which the Bengalee writer took down.

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