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New Delhi

[ del-ee ]
/ ˈdɛl i /
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noun
a city in and the capital of India, in the N part, adjacent to Delhi.Compare Delhi (def. 2).
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British Dictionary definitions for New Delhi

New Delhi

noun
See Delhi
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Cultural definitions for New Delhi

New Delhi
[ (del-ee) ]

The capital of India, located in the north-central region of the country; a portion of the city of Delhi.

notes for New Delhi

Built from 1912 to 1929 to replace Calcutta as the capital.

notes for New Delhi

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in 1948 at one of the city's prayer grounds.
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