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Howrah

[hou-rah]
noun
  1. a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta.
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Also Hao·ra [hou-ruh, -rah] /ˈhaʊ rə, -rɑ/.
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Historical Examples of howrah

  • It is first found, in spite of the fume of the engines, in Howrah Station.

    From Sea to Sea

    Rudyard Kipling

  • You get out of the train in Howrah station at Calcutta done all to shreds.

    To Lhassa at Last

    Powell Millington

  • There he encountered the officer he had met in the Howrah Station earlier that morning.

    Caravans By Night

    Harry Hervey

  • Gauzy streamers of smoke floated over the jute-mills of Howrah.

    Caravans By Night

    Harry Hervey

  • "I sent a letter to you, by horseman, with a present," said Howrah.

    Rung Ho!

    Talbot Mundy


British Dictionary definitions for howrah

Howrah

noun
  1. an industrial city in E India, in West Bengal on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata (Calcutta). Pop: 1 008 704 (2001)
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