Madhya Pradesh

[muhd-yuh-pruh-deysh, prah-desh]

noun

a state in central India. 119,016 sq. mi. (308,252 sq. km). Capital: Bhopal.

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British Dictionary definitions for madhya pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

noun

a state of central India, situated on the Deccan Plateau: rich in mineral resources, with several industrial cities: formerly the largest Indian state, it lost much of the SE to the new state of Chhattisgarh in 2000. Capital: Bhopal. Pop: 60 385 118 (2001). Area: 308 332 sq km (119 016 sq miles)
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