Howrah

[ hou-rah ]

noun
  1. 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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How to use Howrah in a sentence

  • Another day found me walking alone near the Howrah railway station.

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  • Take Maharajah Howrah here; his father was a man with whom any soldier might be proud to pick a quarrel.

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  • I intend to do all in my power to put a stop to their ghoulish practices, and Maharajah Howrah knows what my intentions are.

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  • He was known to have engaged a new servant when he rode away from Howrah and to have left his trusted man behind.

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  • I know, too, how deep the love lies between thee and thy brother, king of Howrah!

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British Dictionary definitions for Howrah

Howrah

/ (ˈhaʊrə) /


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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