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Plassey

[ plah-see, plas-ee ]
/ ˈplɑ si, ˈplæs i /
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noun

a village in NE India, about 80 miles (128 km) north of Kolkata: Clive's victory over a Bengal army here (1757) led to the establishment of British power in India.

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Plassey
/ (ˈplæsɪ) /

noun

a village in NE India, in W Bengal: scene of Clive's victory (1757) over Siraj-ud-daula, which established British supremacy over India
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