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Ranchi

[rahn-chee]
noun
  1. a city in and capital of Jharkhand state, in E India.
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Jharkhand

[jahr-kuh nd]
noun
  1. a state in NE India, created in 2000 from S Bihar. 28,833 sq. mi. (74,677 sq. km). Capital: Ranchi.
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Historical Examples of ranchi

  • For one week I remained in Ranchi, wrestling with critical problems.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • The unique feature at Ranchi is the initiation into Kriya Yoga.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • The Ranchi school had just been left behind us; we had risen before the sun.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • He graciously wrote the above lines in the Ranchi guest-book.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • A small quantity of tea is grown in Hazaribagh and Ranchi districts.


British Dictionary definitions for ranchi

Ranchi

noun
  1. an industrial city in E India, between the coal and iron belts of the Chota Nagpur Plateau; the capital of Jharkhand from 2000. Pop: 846 454 (2001)
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Jharkhand

noun
  1. a state of NE India, created in 2000 from the S part of Bihar: consists of part of the Chota Nagpur plateau; mineral extraction, including coal and mica. Capital: Ranchi. Pop: 26 909 428 (2001). Area: 74 677 sq km (28 833 sq miles)
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