a city in and the capital of Meghalaya state, in NE India.
- Formerly Lew·duh [loo-duh] /ˈlu də/ Yed·do [yed-oh] /ˈyɛd oʊ/ .
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How to use Shillong in a sentence
The total mortality recorded was 1542, including two Europeans at Shillong.
Early in June, faint tremors were felt by sensitive persons at Shillong.
At Shillong, the crash of houses falling within thirty yards was completely drowned by the roar of the earthquake.
For instance, from Maophlang, near Shillong, a road leads to the neighbouring station of Mairang.
My friend Needham had gone on leave to Shillong, so I could not think of starting till he returned.My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills | James Johnstone
British Dictionary definitions for Shillong
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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