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Dacca

[dak-uh, dah-kuh]
noun
  1. Dhaka.
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Dhaka

or Dac·ca

[dak-uh, dah-kuh]
noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Bangladesh, in the central part.
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Examples from the Web for dacca

Historical Examples of dacca

  • Well, how is the translation of that letter from Dacca coming along?

    Nobody's Girl

    Hector Malot

  • "It is an English letter, dated May 29, from Dacca," she replied.

    Nobody's Girl

    Hector Malot

  • I went to Dacca and the Mahomedans invited me to an informal conference.

    India for Indians

    C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das

  • The capital of the province is Dacca, and its chief port is Chittagong.

  • In the Dacca district, a few years ago, there was a big dacoity.

    Bengal Dacoits and Tigers

    Maharanee Sunity Devee


British Dictionary definitions for dacca

Dacca

noun
  1. the former name (until 1982) of Dhaka
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Dhaka

Dacca

noun
  1. 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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