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East′ Bengal′(n.)

  1. a part of the former Indian province of Bengal: now coextensive with Bangladesh.

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Compare Bengal (def. 1). 1


  1. East Bengal

    East Bengal was the name used during two periods in the 20th century for a territory that roughly corresponded to the modern state of Bangladesh. Both instances involved a violent partition of Bengal.


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