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  1. terai(Noun)

    A belt of marshy land, which lies between the foothills of the Himalayas and the plains.

  2. terai(Noun)

    A terai hat.

  3. Origin: From Hindustani तराई / ترائی, from تر.


  1. Terai

    The Terai is a belt of marshy grasslands, savannas, and forests located south of the outer foothills of the Himalaya, the Siwalik Hills, and north of the Indo-Gangetic Plain of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and their tributaries. The Terai belongs to the Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands ecoregion. In northern India, the Terai spreads eastward from the Yamuna River across Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Corresponding parts of West Bengal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Assam east to the Brahmaputra River are called Dooars. The lowland plains of the Terai lie at an altitude of between 67 and 300 m. North of the Terai rises the Bhabhar, a narrow but continuous belt of forest about 8–12 km wide.

Anagrams for terai »

  1. Tiare

  2. irate

  3. Artie

How to pronounce terai?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say terai in sign language?

  1. terai


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terai in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terai in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of terai in a Sentence

  1. Prakash Adhikari:

    The prime minister will hold dialogue with the agitating parties in the Terai in the coming days.

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