Shillong

[ shil-lawng ]
/ ʃɪlˈlɔŋ /

noun

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

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Definition for shillong (2 of 2)

Meghalaya
[ mey-guh-ley-uh ]
/ ˌmeɪ gəˈleɪ ə /

noun

a state in NE India. 8660 sq. mi. (22,429 sq. km). Capital: Shillong.
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British Dictionary definitions for shillong (1 of 2)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for shillong (2 of 2)

Meghalaya
/ (ˌmeɪɡəˈleɪə) /

noun

a state of NE India, created in 1969 from part of Assam. Capital: Shillong. Pop: 2 306 069 (2001). Area: 22 429 sq km (7800 sq miles)
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