Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[sik-im] /ˈsɪk ɪm/
a kingdom in NE India, in the Himalayas between Nepal and Bhutan. 2740 sq. mi. (7096 sq. km).
Capital: Gangtok. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
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
  • In November of the same year he was sent on a similar mission to Sikkim.

    General Gatacre Beatrix Gatacre
  • Lastly, Brandis says it is wild in Sikkim, to the north of Bengal.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
  • Narsing and Kabru are two high mountains in the North of Sikkim.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
  • Those of Sikkim seem to be almost of the tropical character.

    The Alps Martin Conway
  • Gnatong had been an important place during the last Sikkim Expedition.

    To Lhassa at Last Powell Millington
British Dictionary definitions for Sikkim


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Sikkim

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Sikkim

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sikkim