/ (ˈsɪmlə) /

  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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How to use Simla in a sentence

  • Without consulting the meteorologist at Simla it is difficult to accept assertions about the monsoon as ultimate truth.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
  • Meantime Lal Singh was hurrying on a racing camel toward the railway, toward Simla, more than a thousand miles away.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
  • Elma was her daughter, and this was her first season in Simla.

  • I should think she is quite the prettiest girl in Simla this year.

  • But since his two months at Simla the deputy commissioner had acquired for him a distinct interest.

    The Tigress | Anne Warner