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Dehra Dun

[dey-ruh doon] /ˈdeɪ rə ˈdun/
noun
1.
a NW city and capital of Uttarakhand state, in N India.

Uttarakhand

[oo t-er-uh-kuhnd] /ˌʊt ər əˈkʌnd/
noun
1.
a state in NW India, created in 2000 from part of Uttar Pradesh. 19,739 sq. mi. (51,123 sq. km). Capital. Dehra Dun.
Formerly Uttaranchal [oo t-uh-rahn-chuh l] /ˈʊt əˌrɑn tʃəl/ (Show IPA).
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Dehra Dun

/ˈdɛərə ˈduːn/
noun
1.
a city in N India, the capital of Uttarakhand (formerly Uttaranchal): Indian military academy (1932). Pop: 447 808 (2001)

Uttarakhand

/ˌʊtəˈrækɑːnd/
noun
1.
a state of N India, created in 2000 from the N part of Uttar Pradesh: in the Himalayas, rising to over 7500 m (25 000 ft); rice, tea, and timber. Capital: Dehra Dun. Pop: 8 479 562 (2001). Area: 51 125 sq km (19 739 sq miles) Former name Uttaranchal
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