- a town in and the capital of Nagaland, in E India.
- a state in NE India. 6366 sq. mi. (16,488 sq. km). Capital: Kohima.
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Kohima, which had sent a challenge, was destroyed on February 11th, 1851.
The leopard was quickly triced to a pole, and they were back in Kohima.
The shikari, after he had asked the locality of this encounter, said: "It is toward Kohima."
I stayed one day in Manipur and then returned, reaching Kohima on the 17th.
On this occasion, Kohima and other villages were subdued, as already stated, and an annual tribute exacted by Manipur.
- a city in NE India, capital of Nagaland, near the Burmese border: centre of fierce fighting in World War II, when it was surrounded by the Japanese but not captured (1944). Pop: 78 584 (2001)
- a state of NE India: formed in 1962 from parts of Assam and the North-East Frontier Agency; inhabited chiefly by Naga tribes; consists of almost inaccessible forested hills and mountains (the Naga Hills); shifting cultivation predominates. Capital: Kohima. Pop: 1 988 636 (2001). Area: 16 579 sq km (6401 sq miles)
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