- a city in and the capital of Bangladesh, in the central part.
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Well, how is the translation of that letter from Dacca coming along?
"It is an English letter, dated May 29, from Dacca," she replied.
I went to Dacca and the Mahomedans invited me to an informal conference.India for Indians
C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
The capital of the province is Dacca, and its chief port is Chittagong.
In the Dacca district, a few years ago, there was a big dacoity.Bengal Dacoits and Tigers
Maharanee Sunity Devee
- the former name (until 1982) of Dhaka
- the capital of Bangladesh, in the E central part: capital of Bengal (1608–39; 1660–1704) and of East Pakistan (1949–71); jute and cotton mills; university (1921). Pop: 12 560 000 (2005 est)
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