Shimla

[ shim-luh ]
/ ˈʃɪm lə /

noun

a city in and the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India.

Formerly Sim·la [sim-luh] /ˈsɪm lə/.

Himachal Pradesh

[ hi-mah-chuh l pruh-deysh ]
/ hɪˈmɑ tʃəl prəˈdeɪʃ /

noun

a state in N India. 21,495 sq. mi. (55,673 sq. km). Capital: Shimla.
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British Dictionary definitions for shimla

Himachal Pradesh

/ (hɪˈmɑːtʃəl prɑːˈdɛʃ) /

noun

a state of N India, in the W Himalayas: rises to about 6700 m (22 000 ft) and is densely forested. Capital: Simla. Pop: 6 077 248 (2001). Area: 55 658 sq km (21 707 sq miles)
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