[ tuh-rahy ]
/ təˈraɪ /
a marshy lowland area in N India and S Nepal, between the Ganges and the foothills of the Himalayas.
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Words nearby Terai
, terai hat
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How to use Terai in a sentence
The good fellow was heart-broken at it, and went out to the Terai tea planting, where I hear that he is doing well.
Mrs. Boulte put on a big terai hat, and walked across to the Vansuythens' house to borrow last week's Queen.
He was overshadowed by an immense Terai felt hat, and was a quaint figure until you got used to him.
Khoda (God) grant it, for thy son must drive the mail-cart in the time to come, and the Terai is full of dangers.
British Dictionary definitions for Terai
(in India) a belt of marshy land at the foot of mountains, esp at the foot of the Himalayas in N India
a felt hat with a wide brim worn in subtropical regions
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