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[chuhn-der-nuh-gawr, -gohr]
  1. a port in S West Bengal, in E India, on the Hugli River: a former French dependency.
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Also Chan·dan·na·gar [chuhn-de-nuhg-er] /ˌtʃʌn dəˈnʌg ər/.
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Historical Examples of chandernagore

  • Now we were off Chandernagore, on the battlements of which waved the tricolour.

    Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army

    Charles Alexander Gordon

  • Some of them had been much disappointed that the Nawab had not attacked Chandernagore in June, 1756.

  • To return, however, to Renault and the garrison of Chandernagore.

  • The immediate gain to the English by the capture of Chandernagore was immense.

  • Urgent messages were sent from Chandernagore as soon as the attack began.

British Dictionary definitions for chandernagore


  1. a port in E India, in S West Bengal on the Hooghly River: a former French settlement (1686–1950). Pop: 162 166 (2001)
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