Andhra Pradesh

[ ahn-druh pruh-deysh ]
/ ˈɑn drə prəˈdeɪʃ /

noun

a state in SE India, formed from portions of Chennai and Hyderabad states 1956. 105,963 sq. mi. (274,444 sq. km). Capital: Hyderabad.

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British Dictionary definitions for andhra pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

/ (ˈændrə prɑːˈdɛʃ) /

noun

a state of SE India, on the Bay of Bengal: formed in 1953 from parts of Tamil Nadu (then called Madras) and Hyderabad states. Capital: Hyderabad. Pop: 75 727 541 (2001). Area: about 275 068 sq km (106 204 sq miles)
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