- a port in S West Bengal, in E India, on the Hugli River: a former French dependency.
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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.
Urgent messages were sent from Chandernagore as soon as the attack began.
The immediate gain to the English by the capture of Chandernagore was immense.
- a port in E India, in S West Bengal on the Hooghly River: a former French settlement (1686–1950). Pop: 162 166 (2001)