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Sikkim

[ sik-im ]
/ ˈsɪk ɪm /
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noun

a kingdom in NE India, in the Himalayas between Nepal and Bhutan. 2,740 sq. mi. (7,096 sq. km). Capital: Gangtok.

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Sikkim
/ (ˈsɪkɪm) /

noun

a state of NE India, formerly an independent state: under British control (1861–1947); became an Indian protectorate in 1950 and an administrative division of India in 1975; lies in the Himalayas, rising to 8600 m (28 216 ft) at Kanchenjunga in the north. Capital: Gangtok. Pop: 540 493 (2001). Area: 7096 sq km (2740 sq miles)
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