[ ben-gawl, -gahl, beng-; ben-guh l, beng- ]
/ bɛnˈgɔl, -ˈgɑl, bɛŋ-; ˈbɛn gəl, ˈbɛŋ- /
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British Dictionary definitions for bay of bengal
/ (bɛnˈɡɔːl, bɛŋ-) /
a former province of NE India, in the great deltas of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers: in 1947 divided into West Bengal (belonging to India) and East Bengal (Bangladesh)
Bay of Bengal a wide arm of the Indian Ocean, between India and Myanmar
a breed of medium-large cat with a spotted or marbled coat
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Culture definitions for bay of bengal
Bay of Bengal
[ (ben-gawl, ben-gahl) ]
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