- a state in NW India, created in 2000 from part of Uttar Pradesh. 19,739 sq. mi. (51,123 sq. km). Capital Dehra Dun.
Formerly Ut·ta·ran·chal [oot-uh-rahn-chuh l] /ˈʊt əˌrɑn tʃəl/.
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So far, the appeals I have seen for Uttarakhand have not mentioned old clothes.
After a long spell of torrential rain, there's been catastrophic flooding this month in the northern hill state of Uttarakhand.
- a state of N India, created in 2000 from the N part of Uttar Pradesh: in the Himalayas, rising to over 7500 m (25 000 ft); rice, tea, and timber. Capital: Dehra Dun. Pop: 8 479 562 (2001). Area: 51 125 sq km (19 739 sq miles)Former name: Uttaranchal
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