- a city in and the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India.
Formerly Sim·la [sim-luh] /ˈsɪm lə/.
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On the 2nd of September, definite orders to advance were received from Simla.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
The place is something like the Gaiety Theatre at Simla, enlarged twenty times.American Notes
The young wife has gone to Simla, having been "delicate" for some time.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume I
Mrs. Humphry Ward
We were living at Simla at the time, and Simla is, as perhaps you know, not the most moral of places.
It is quite possible that he may have been the scoundrel, whoever he was, who took her away from Simla.
- a city in N India, capital of Himachal Pradesh state: summer capital of India (1865–1939); hill resort and health centre. Pop: 142 161 (2001)Official name: Shimla
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