[ bee-kuh-neer, -ner, bik-uh- ]
/ ˈbi kəˌnɪər, -ˌnɛr, ˈbɪk ə- /
a former native state of NW India: now incorporated into Rajasthan state.
a city in NW Rajasthan.
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.The Annual Register 1914|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for Bikaner
/ (ˈbiːkəˌnɪə) /
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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