Howrah

[ hou-rah ]
/ ˈhaʊ rɑ /
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noun

a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta.

Also Hao·ra [hou-ruh, -rah] /ˈhaʊ rə, -rɑ/.

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Howrah

/ (ˈhaʊrə) /

noun

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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