- a city in and the capital of Manipur state, in NE India.
- a state in NE India between Assam and Burma. 8620 sq. mi. (22,326 sq. km). Capital: Imphal.
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The capital is Imphal, which is really an overgrown village; pop.
- a city in NE India, capital of Manipur Territory, on the Manipur River: formerly the seat of the Manipur kings: site of a major Anglo-Indian victory over the Japanese (1944), which was a turning point in the British recovery of Burma (now officially called Myanmar). Pop: 217 275 (2001)
- a state in NE India: largely densely forested mountains. Capital: Imphal. Pop: 2 388 634 (2001). Area: 22 327 sq km (8621 sq miles)
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