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[bee-kuh-neer, -ner, bik-uh-]
  1. a former native state of NW India: now incorporated into Rajasthan state.
  2. a city in NW Rajasthan.
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Historical Examples of bikaner

  • He adopted the life of a teacher and went to reside on a sandhill some thirty miles south of Bikaner.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India

    R. V. Russell

  • Contingents had been accepted from twelve States, including a camel corps from Bikaner, and most had already embarked.

British Dictionary definitions for bikaner


  1. a walled city in NW India, in Rajasthan: capital of the former state of Bikaner, on the edge of the Thar Desert. Pop: 529 007 (2001)
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