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ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbædHy·der·abad

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hyderabad(noun)

    a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River

  2. Hyderabad(noun)

    a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh


  1. Hyderabad(ProperNoun)

    State capital of Andhra Pradesh (India).

  2. Hyderabad(ProperNoun)

    A city in the Sindh province of Pakistan.


  1. Hyderabad

    Hyderabad is the capital city of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Occupying 650 square kilometres on the banks of the Musi River, it is also the largest city in the state. As of 2011, the population of the city was 6.8 million with a metropolitan population of 7.75 million, making it India's fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration. Hyderabad was established in 1591 CE by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, fifth sultan of the Qutb Shahi dynasty of Golkonda. It remained under the rule of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1687, when Mughal emperor Aurangzeb conquered the region and the city became part of the Mughal empire. In 1724, Asif Jah I, a Mughal viceroy, declared his sovereignty and formed the Asif Jahi dynasty, also known as the Nizams of Hyderabad. The Nizams ruled the princely state of Hyderabad in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj for more than two centuries. The city remained the capital from 1769 to 1948, when the Nizam signed an Instrument of Accession with the Indian Union as a result of Operation Polo. Between 1948 and 1956 Hyderabad city was the capital of the Hyderabad State. In 1956, the States Reorganisation Act merged Hyderabad State with the Andhra State to form the modern state of Andhra Pradesh, with Hyderabad city as its capital.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Hyderabad

    the capital of the Nizam's dominions in the Deccan, is 6 m. in circumference, strongly protected all round by a belt of rocky desert, and a centre of Mohammedanism in India. Also the capital of Sind (58), near the apex of the delta of the Indus; manufactures silks, pottery, and lacquered ware, and is strongly fortified.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. hyderabad

    An extensive territory in the interior of Southern India, lying to the northwest of the Presidency of Madras. In 1687 the territory now known as the Nizam’s Dominions, became a province of the Mogul empire; but in 1719 the governor or viceroy of the Deccan, Azoph Jah, made himself independent, and took the title of Nizam-ool-Moolk (Regulator of the State). After his death, in 1748, two claimants appeared for the throne,—his son Nazir Jung, and his grandson Mirzapha Jung. The cause of the former was espoused by the East India Company, and that of the latter by a party of French adventurers under Gen. Dupleix. Then followed a period of strife and anarchy. In 1761, Nizam Ali obtained the supreme power, and after some vacillation signed a treaty of alliance with the English in 1768. He aided them in the war with Tippoo Sahib, sultan of Mysore, and at the termination of that war, in 1799, a new treaty was formed, by which, in return for certain territorial concessions, the East India company bound itself to maintain a subsidiary force of 8000 men for the defense of the Nizam’s dominions. The Nizam or ruler, Afzul-ul-Dowlah, remained faithful to the British during the mutiny of 1857-58.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hyderabad in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hyderabad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Hyderabad in a Sentence

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    The waiters' eyes sparkled and their pencils flew as she proceeded to eviscerate my wallet – paté, Whitstable oysters, a sole, and a favorite salad of the Nizam of Hyderabad made of shredded five-pound notes.

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