from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region and former kingdom of northeast India in the eastern Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan. Long isolated from the outside world, Sikkim was settled by Tibetans in the 16th century and became a British protectorate in 1890. Sikkim passed to India in 1949 and became a state of that country in 1975.
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- proper n. State in eastern India which has Gangtok as its capital.
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- n. a geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
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