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Gauhati

[gou-hah-tee]
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noun
  1. a city in W Assam, in E India, on the Brahmaputra River.
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Historical Examples

  • The residents of Gauhati are free to visit the temple, and so, alas!

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong

  • Gauhati is the present capital of Assam, as Mandalay was once the capital of Burma.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong

  • The middle portion of her body fell to the earth on this hill, and consecrated forever this spot near Gauhati.

    A Tour of the Missions

    Augustus Hopkins Strong

  • The population is entirely rural, the only town with upwards of 5000 inhabitants being Gauhati (11,661).

  • Gauhati suffered very severely from the earthquake of the 12th of June 1897.


British Dictionary definitions for gauhati

Gauhati

noun
  1. a city in NE India, in Assam on the River Brahmaputra: centre of British administration in Assam (1826–74). Pop: 808 021 (2001)
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