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Sikkim

[sik-im]
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noun
  1. a kingdom in NE India, in the Himalayas between Nepal and Bhutan. 2740 sq. mi. (7096 sq. km). Capital: Gangtok.
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Examples from the Web for sikkim

Historical Examples

  • And there are beauties in the Desert which are not found in either Sikkim or Kashmir.

    The Heart of Nature

    Francis Younghusband

  • But the birds of Sikkim, if few in number, are great in variety.

    The Heart of Nature

    Francis Younghusband

  • The Lepchas of Sikkim have risen above the first primitive stage.

    The Heart of Nature

    Francis Younghusband

  • In Kashmir there is also far more variety of colour than there is in Sikkim.

    The Heart of Nature

    Francis Younghusband

  • This form is also found on the frontier from Afghanistan to Sikkim.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar


British Dictionary definitions for sikkim

Sikkim

noun
  1. a state of NE India, formerly an independent state: under British control (1861–1947); became an Indian protectorate in 1950 and an administrative division of India in 1975; lies in the Himalayas, rising to 8600 m (28 216 ft) at Kanchenjunga in the north. Capital: Gangtok. Pop: 540 493 (2001). Area: 7096 sq km (2740 sq miles)
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