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Hariana

[huhr-ee-ah-nuh]
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noun
  1. Haryana.

Haryana

or Ha·ri·a·na

[huhr-ee-ah-nuh]
noun
  1. a state in NW India, formed in 1966 from the S part of Punjab. 17,074 sq. mi. (44,222 sq. km). Capital: (shared with Punjab) Chandigarh.
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Historical Examples

  • The inhabitants of Hariana possess neither trees nor orchards.

    The Gates of India

    Thomas Holdich

  • Hansi is one of the most ancient towns in northern India, the former capital of the tract called Hariana.


British Dictionary definitions for hariana

Haryana

noun
  1. a state of NE India, formed in 1966 from the Hindi-speaking parts of the state of Punjab. Capital: Chandigarh (shared with Punjab). Pop: 21 082 989 (2001 est). Area: 44 506 sq km (17 182 sq miles)
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