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Gangtok

[guhng-tok] /ˈgʌŋˈtɒk/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Sikkim, in the S part.

Sikkim

[sik-im] /ˈsɪk ɪm/
noun
1.
a kingdom in NE India, in the Himalayas between Nepal and Bhutan. 2740 sq. mi. (7096 sq. km).
Capital: Gangtok.
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Gangtok

/ˈɡʌŋtɒk/
noun
1.
a town in NE India: capital of Sikkim state. Pop: 29 162 (2001)

Sikkim

/ˈsɪkɪm/
noun
1.
a state of NE India, formerly an independent state: under British control (1861–1947); became an Indian protectorate in 1950 and an administrative division of India in 1975; lies in the Himalayas, rising to 8600 m (28 216 ft) at Kanchenjunga in the north. Capital: Gangtok. Pop: 540 493 (2001). Area: 7096 sq km (2740 sq miles)
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