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

  • A town of northeast India in the lower Himalaya Mountains on the Sikkim border. At an altitude of 2,287.5 m (7,500 ft), it is a popular tourist center with commanding views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest. Population: 107,000.
  • n. A fine variety of black tea grown especially in the northern part of India.

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  • n. a fine variety of black tea grown in northern India

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