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[vi-sah-kuh-puht-nuh m]
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  1. a seaport in Andhra Pradesh, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal.
Also Vi·sha·kha·pat·nam [vi-shah-kuh-puht-nuh m] /vɪˌʃɑ kəˈpʌt nəm/, Vi·za·ga·pat·am [vi-zah-guh-puht-uh m] /vɪˌzɑ gəˈpʌt əm/.
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Historical Examples

  • Some of the Bagatas are hill cultivators in the Agency tracts of Vizagapatam.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • Their methods are thus described in the Gazetteer of the Vizagapatam district .

  • But, so far as the Vizagapatam district is concerned, this is repudiated.

  • There is a current tradition that the caste originally dwelt at Barthagada, and emigrated to Vizagapatam long ago.

  • In the Vizagapatam district, death pollution is said to last for three days, during which the caste occupation is not carried out.

British Dictionary definitions for vizagapatam


  1. a variant spelling of Vishakhapatnam


  1. a variant spelling of Vishakhapatnam
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