Dehra Dun

[ dey-ruh doon ]
/ ˈdeɪ rə ˈdun /

noun

a NW city and capital of Uttarakhand state, in N India.

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Uttarakhand

[ oo t-er-uh-kuhnd ]
/ ˌʊt ər əˈkʌnd /

noun

a state in NW India, created in 2000 from part of Uttar Pradesh. 19,739 sq. mi. (51,123 sq. km). Capital Dehra Dun.
Formerly Ut·ta·ran·chal [oot-uh-rahn-chuh l] /ˈʊt əˌrɑn tʃəl/.
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Dehra Dun

/ (ˈdɛərə ˈduːn) /

noun

a city in N India, the capital of Uttarakhand (formerly Uttaranchal): Indian military academy (1932). Pop: 447 808 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for dehra dun (2 of 2)

Uttarakhand

/ (ˌʊtəˈrækɑːnd) /

noun

a state of N India, created in 2000 from the N part of Uttar Pradesh: in the Himalayas, rising to over 7500 m (25 000 ft); rice, tea, and timber. Capital: Dehra Dun. Pop: 8 479 562 (2001). Area: 51 125 sq km (19 739 sq miles)Former name: Uttaranchal
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