[ sree-nuhg-er ]

  1. a city in and the summer capital of Kashmir, on the Jhelum River.

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How to use Srinagar in a sentence

  • Logs of deodar were floated down the rivers to form bridges or temple pillars in Srinagar, the capital of far Cashmere.

    The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
  • The boat left the shore at midnight, bearing us rapidly toward Srinagar.

  • But before he reached Srinagar the orders for his return were cancelled, and we find him shooting in his old haunts round Kangan.

    General Gatacre | Beatrix Gatacre

British Dictionary definitions for Srinagar


/ (sriːˈnʌɡə) /

  1. a city in N India, the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, at an altitude of 1600 m (5250 ft) on the Jhelum River: seat of the University of Jammu and Kashmir (1948). Pop: 894 940 (2001)

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