Hyderabad

or Hai·dar·a·bad

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

[ ahn-druh pruh-deysh ]
/ ˈɑn drə prəˈdeɪʃ /

noun

a state in SE India, formed from portions of Chennai and Hyderabad states 1956. 105,963 sq. mi. (274,444 sq. km). Capital: Hyderabad.

Definition for hyderabad (3 of 3)

Telangana

[ tel-uh n-gah-nuh ]
/ ˌtɛl ənˈgɑ nə /

a state of central S India since 2014. 44,340 sq. mi. (114,840 sq. km). Capital: Hyderabad (shared with Andhra Pradesh).
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British Dictionary definitions for hyderabad (1 of 2)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for hyderabad (2 of 2)

Andhra Pradesh

/ (ˈændrə prɑːˈdɛʃ) /

noun

a state of SE India, on the Bay of Bengal: formed in 1953 from parts of Tamil Nadu (then called Madras) and Hyderabad states. Capital: Hyderabad. Pop: 75 727 541 (2001). Area: about 275 068 sq km (106 204 sq miles)
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