Dacca

[ dak-uh, dah-kuh ]
/ ˈdæk ə, ˈdɑ kə /

noun

Definition for dacca (2 of 2)

Dhaka

or Dac·ca

[ dak-uh, dah-kuh ]
/ ˈdæk ə, ˈdɑ kə /

noun

a city in and the capital of Bangladesh, in the central part.
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Dacca

/ (ˈdækə) /

noun

the former name (until 1982) of Dhaka

British Dictionary definitions for dacca (2 of 2)

Dhaka

Dacca

/ (ˈdækə) /

noun

the capital of Bangladesh, in the E central part: capital of Bengal (1608–39; 1660–1704) and of East Pakistan (1949–71); jute and cotton mills; university (1921). Pop: 12 560 000 (2005 est)
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