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Shillong

[shil-lawng] /ʃɪlˈlɔŋ/
noun
1.
a city in and the capital of Meghalaya state, in NE India.
Formerly Lewduh
[loo-duh] /ˈlu də/ (Show IPA),
Yeddo
[yed-oh] /ˈyɛd oʊ/ (Show IPA)
.

Meghalaya

[mey-guh-ley-uh] /ˌmeɪ gəˈleɪ ə/
noun
1.
a state in NE India. 8660 sq. mi. (22,429 sq. km).
Capital: Shillong.
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Shillong

/ʃɪˈlɒŋ/
noun
1.
a city in NE India, capital of Meghalaya: situated on the Shillong Plateau at an altitude of 1520 m (4987 ft); destroyed by earthquake in 1897 and rebuilt. Pop: 132 876 (2001)

Meghalaya

/ˌmeɪɡəˈleɪə/
noun
1.
a state of NE India, created in 1969 from part of Assam. Capital: Shillong. Pop: 2 306 069 (2001). Area: 22 429 sq km (7800 sq miles)
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