Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A country of southern Asia on the Bay of Bengal. Formerly part of Bengal, it became East Pakistan when India achieved independence in 1947. After a civil war with West Pakistan (1971) culminating in military intervention by India, Bangladesh formed a separate nation. Dhaka is the capital and the largest city. Population: 150,000,000.

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  • proper n. A country in South Asia. Official name: People's Republic of Bangladesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. An independent Asian country on teh Bay of Bengal that was once part of India and then part of Pakistan (called East Pakistan).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
  • n. a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971

Etymologies

From Bengali বাংলা ("Bengali") + দেশ ("country"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • BANGLADESH -- Mahe Noor left her village in southern Bangladesh after Cyclone Sidr flattened her family's home and small market in 2007.

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  • BANGLADESH: Zaheer Khan produced his career best spell of seven for 87, which included three wickets in four balls, as India beat Bangladesh by ten wickets on the fourth day of the second and final Test and win the series 2-0.

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  • "Around the world in 80 days" RUSSIA FINLAND HOLLAND VENEZUELA SOUTH KOREA SINGAPORE BANGLADESH GERMANY START Russia - crude oil exploration Finland - distillation Holland - trading, shipping Venezuela - toll conversion South Korea - processing Singapore - trading, storage Bangladesh - blow molding Germany - distribution FINISH

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  • A Briton held on suspicion of terrorism in Bangladesh is to sue Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, alleging she allowed his torture, the Home Office has confirmed.

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  • I wonder if US response in Bangladesh is somehow related to Bush administration concern about Pakistan's boilover and a consequent desire to appear to care about the people and events of the region.

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  • The poverty and illiteracy in Bangladesh is certainly more tangible than here in Jinotepe, but that is not to say that Nicaragua would not benefit greatly from a widespread implementation of a similar program, particularly in more rural areas, where the poverty rate often tops 80% of the population.

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  • Bangladesh is the most profitable market on cellphone oparator. any international cellphone service provider can Invest in Bangladesh can profit much much more then any other country.

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  • I think the bill/per minute of cell phones in Bangladesh is still the highest in world.

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  • I was born in Bangladesh, I came here at a very early age.

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