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Shimla

[shim-luh]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India.
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Formerly Sim·la [sim-luh] /ˈsɪm lə/.
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Examples from the Web for simla

Historical Examples

  • On the 2nd of September, definite orders to advance were received from Simla.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force

    Sir Winston S. Churchill

  • The place is something like the Gaiety Theatre at Simla, enlarged twenty times.

    American Notes

    Rudyard Kipling

  • The young wife has gone to Simla, having been "delicate" for some time.

  • It is quite possible that he may have been the scoundrel, whoever he was, who took her away from Simla.

    The Missionary

    George Griffith

  • We were living at Simla at the time, and Simla is, as perhaps you know, not the most moral of places.

    The Missionary

    George Griffith


British Dictionary definitions for simla

Simla

noun
  1. a city in N India, capital of Himachal Pradesh state: summer capital of India (1865–1939); hill resort and health centre. Pop: 142 161 (2001)Official name: Shimla
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