/ (ˌkætmænˈduː) /

  1. the capital of Nepal, in the east at the confluence of the Baghmati and Vishnumati Rivers. Pop: 814 000 (2005 est)

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How to use Katmandu in a sentence

  • Katmandu can be reached in eight days, but the track is bad and very little trade passes this way.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
  • This fort commands the valley of Katmandu, and the Durbar therefore thought it advisable to treat as speedily as possible.

    A Journey to Katmandu | Laurence Oliphant
  • We passed through the suburbs of Katmandu by a road beautifully paved, in some places with brick, in others with granite.

    A Journey to Katmandu | Laurence Oliphant
  • There were at least four pagodas, painted in like way, and guarded in like manner, in the great square of Katmandu.

    A Journey to Katmandu | Laurence Oliphant
  • Time has mellowed their bright colours—if they were ever painted at all like those at Katmandu—into a sombre, quiet grey.

    A Journey to Katmandu | Laurence Oliphant