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Haidarabad

[hahy-der-uh-bahd, -bad, hahy-druh-] /ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbæd, ˈhaɪ drə-/
noun
1.

Hyderabad

or Haidarabad

[hahy-der-uh-bahd, -bad, hahy-druh-] /ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbæd, ˈhaɪ drə-/
noun
1.
a former state in S India, now part of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra.
2.
a city in S central India, the capital of Telangana and the temporary capital of Andhra Pradesh, in S India.
3.
a city in SE Pakistan, on the Indus River.
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  • Haidarabad, one of the largest cities of India, is the centre of an agricultural district.

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    Jacques W. Redway
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Hyderabad

/ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd; -ˌbæd; ˈhaɪdrə-/
noun
1.
a city in S central India, capital of Andhra Pradesh state and capital of former Hyderabad state; university (1918). Pop: 3 449 878 (2001)
2.
a former state of S India: divided in 1956 between the states of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra
3.
a city in SW Pakistan, on the River Indus: seat of the University of Sind (1947). Pop: 1 392 000 (2005 est)
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