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Shillong

[ shil-lawng ]
/ ʃɪlˈlɔŋ /
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noun

a city in and the capital of Meghalaya state, in NE India.

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Formerly Lew·duh [loo-duh] /ˈlu də/ Yed·do [yed-oh] /ˈyɛd oʊ/ .
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Shillong
/ (ʃɪˈlɒŋ) /

noun

a city in NE India, capital of Meghalaya: situated on the Shillong Plateau at an altitude of 1520 m (4987 ft); destroyed by earthquake in 1897 and rebuilt. Pop: 132 876 (2001)
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