Hyderabad

or Hai·dar·a·bad

[ hahy-der-uh-bahd, -bad, hahy-druh- ]
/ ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbæd, ˈhaɪ drə- /

noun

a former state in S India, now part of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra.
a city in S central India, the capital of Telangana and the temporary capital of Andhra Pradesh, in S India.
a city in SE Pakistan, on the Indus River.

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Hyderabad
/ (ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd, -ˌbæd, ˈhaɪdrə-) /

noun

a city in S central India, capital of Andhra Pradesh state and capital of former Hyderabad state; university (1918). Pop: 3 449 878 (2001)
a former state of S India: divided in 1956 between the states of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra
a city in SW Pakistan, on the River Indus: seat of the University of Sind (1947). Pop: 1 392 000 (2005 est)
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