- a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta.
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It is first found, in spite of the fume of the engines, in Howrah Station.From Sea to Sea
You get out of the train in Howrah station at Calcutta done all to shreds.To Lhassa at Last
There he encountered the officer he had met in the Howrah Station earlier that morning.
Gauzy streamers of smoke floated over the jute-mills of Howrah.
"I sent a letter to you, by horseman, with a present," said Howrah.Rung Ho!
- an industrial city in E India, in West Bengal on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata (Calcutta). Pop: 1 008 704 (2001)