the former name (until 2011) of Odisha
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How to use Orissa in a sentence
First trade settlement established by treaty at Pipli in Orissa 1633.
The next locality where we find a population akin to the Rajmahali mountaineers, is the mountain system of Orissa.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies | Robert Gordon Latham
In Orissa too, it is kept up with great eclat before the shrine of Juggurnauth and its environs.The Hindoos as they Are | Shib Chunder Bose
The chief incidents of his administration were the Bhutan war and the terrible Orissa famine of 1866.
There is a much longer inscription very correctly copied in Stirling's 'History of Orissa.'A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India | Charles Acland