Definitions for howrahˈhaʊ rɑ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta. 599,740.
Category: Geography (places)
A large city in India, in the state of West Bengal.
Howrah or Haora is an industrial city, a municipal corporation in the Howrah district, West Bengal, India. It is the second largest city of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the district, and also the headquarters of the Howrah Sadar subdivision of the district. Located on the west bank of the Hoogli River, it is a twin city to Kolkata. Howrah is the second smallest district after Kolkata. The two cities are connected by four bridges on the river Ganges, these being the Howrah Bridge, the Vidyasagar Setu, the Vivekananda Setu, the Nivedita Setu
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Haura (130), a flourishing manufacturing town on the Hooghly, opposite Calcutta, with which it is connected by a floating bridge.
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