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East Bengal

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noun
  1. formerly a part of the Indian province of Bengal; now coextensive with Bangladesh.Compare Bengal(def 1).
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East Bengal

noun
  1. the part of the former Indian province of Bengal assigned to Pakistan in 1947 (now Bangladesh)
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