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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.

Andhra Pradesh

[ahn-druh pruh-deysh] /ˈɑn drə prəˈdeɪʃ/
noun
1.
a state in SE India, formed from portions of Chennai and Hyderabad states 1956. 105,963 sq. mi. (274,444 sq. km).
Capital: Hyderabad.

Telangana

[tel-uh n-gah-nuh] /ˌtɛl ənˈgɑ nə/
1.
a state of central S India since 2014. 44,340 sq. mi. (114,840 sq. km).
Capital: Hyderabad (shared with Andhra Pradesh).
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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)

Andhra Pradesh

/ˈændrə prɑːˈdɛʃ/
noun
1.
a state of SE India, on the Bay of Bengal: formed in 1953 from parts of Tamil Nadu (then called Madras) and Hyderabad states. Capital: Hyderabad. Pop: 75 727 541 (2001). Area: about 275 068 sq km (106 204 sq miles)
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