Examples from the Web for bengal
Outnumbered five to one in Britain, Scots made up 60 percent of the merchants in Bengal, Calcutta and Madras.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pity the poor Zanesvillians who had to batten down the hatches to avoid being eaten by the 18 free-roaming Bengal tigers.
On May 20, when she is sworn in, she will have stormed a male bastion to become Bengal's first woman chief minister.
Then, as Bengal slid into internecine chaos, Banerjee raised an inspired call: "Poriborton!"
Across Bengal, those who had once deemed her an affront have voted her in with a thumping majority.
In the distance suddenly the cypress trees became alive with huge flaring torches, which lit the garden like Bengal lights.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
On approaching the encampment of the Bengal troops, I could not help being struck with their superior appearance.Scenes and Adventures in Affghanistan|William Taylor
In 1766 he was called upon to give evidence before a committee of the House of Commons upon the affairs of Bengal.
Java rice is inferior in estimation to that of Bengal or Carolina in the markets of Europe.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
At five o'clock the battle was over, and the camp of the Nabob of Bengal in the possession of the English.With Clive in India|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for bengal
Word Origin and History for bengal
region in South Asia, named for its people, said to be from Banga, name of a founding chief. It is attested in Europe as far back as Marco Polo (1298), who wrote of Bangala.