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[buhr-uh-sahl, bar-uh-sawl]
  1. a port city in S Bangladesh, on the Ganges River.
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Historical Examples

  • To every Nationalist of Bengal, Barisal is a place of pilgrimage.

    India for Indians

    C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das

  • At the end of 1902 an outbreak occurred in the Barisal gaol, Bengal, in which nearly one-third of the cases ended fatally.

  • The golden age dawned on the steamer service between Khulna and Barisal.

    My Reminiscences

    Rabindranath Tagore