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ˈdɛl iDel·hi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Delhi, Old Delhinoun

    a city in north central India

Wiktionary

  1. Delhinoun

    National capital territory and old city in northern India in which the country's capital New Delhi is located.

Freebase

  1. Delhi

    Delhi is a metropolitan region in India that includes the national capital city, New Delhi. It is India's second-most-populous city after Mumbai, and the largest city in terms of area. With a population of 22 million in 2011, the city is the fourth-largest city in the world. The NCT and its urban region have been given the special status of National Capital Region under the Constitution of India's 69th amendment act of 1991. The NCR includes the neighbouring cities of Baghpat, Gurgaon, Sonepat, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida and other nearby towns, and has nearly 22.2 million residents. Although technically a federally administered union territory, the political administration of the NCT of Delhi today more closely resembles that of a state of India, with its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister. New Delhi is jointly administered by the federal government of India and the local government of Delhi, and is the capital of the NCT of Delhi. Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BC. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. It has been captured, ransacked and rebuilt several times, particularly during the medieval period, and the modern Delhi is a cluster of a number of cities spread across the metropolitan region. Delhi was the site of ancient Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas during the Mahabharata. Delhi re-emerged as a major political, cultural and commercial city along the trade routes between northwest India and the Gangetic plain during the Delhi sultanates.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Delhi

    on the right bank of the Jumna, once the capital of the Mogul empire and the centre of the Mohammedan power in India; it is a great centre of trade, and is situated in the heart of India; it contains the famous palace of Shah Jahan, and the Jama Masjid, which occupies the heart of the city, and is the largest and finest mosque in India, which owes its origin to Shah Jahan; it is walled, is 51 m. in circumference, and divided into Hindu, Mohammedan, and European quarters; it was captured by Lord Lake in 1803, and during the Mutiny by the Sepoys, but after a siege of seven days retaken in 1857.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. delhi

    A celebrated city of Northern India, situated on an offset of the river Jumna. The city was taken by a British army under Lord Lake, September 8, 1803, and has ever since continued under British rule. In 1857 it was held by the Sepoys, who murdered several English subjects, but was retaken, after a successful assault, September, 1857.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Delhi in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Delhi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Delhi in a Sentence

  1. Rameshh Shanegar:

    The couple who spoke against the worthless corona protocol in Delhi yesterday have real guts, rest of the people under brutality are spineless and mute spectators and those who are saying against those couple are morons.

  2. Ranjana Deswal:

    Their taxis on all-India permit have been ferrying customers point-to-point in Delhi in violation of the rules.

  3. Mirwais Mirzakwal:

    There has been an airline crash but it does not belong to Ariana because the two flights managed by Ariana today from Herat to Kabul and Herat to Delhi are safe.

  4. Vijay Rupani:

    The big concern was that of Covid, the oxygen which we produce has been transported to our hospitals, but we also have to send oxygen to other states such as Maharashtra, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Haryana, etc.

  5. Gaurav Sinha:

    Dozens of labourers who travelled from New Delhi have tested positive. We are ensuring that no one enters their village with this infection.

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