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

  • A city of southeast Bangladesh near the Bay of Bengal. It is a major port and industrial center. Population: 2,200,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city in Bangladesh.
  • proper n. One of the seven administrative divisions of Bangladesh.
  • proper n. One of the eleven districts in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of domestic fowl, of large size, belonging to the Malayan type.

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

  • n. a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal


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  • Neither are the Bangladeshi authorities likely to receive a warning after there was no play in bright sunshine for more than two days of their team's recent test against the West Indies in Chittagong because the drainage system was insufficient to cope with overnight storms.

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  • AFP/Getty Images Another dead body was found by fire fighters in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Friday. 12 people have been confirmed dead in the rain-triggered landslide in Chittagong.

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  • Howard had hopes of one day employing Danny as a radio announcer for the Chittagong black radio station, but the young man still had a long way to go.

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  • Not long thereafter, he and his black radio team departed for Chittagong, near the border between India and Burma.

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  • During her meeting with Scofield, Betty learned that Alex was making progress at Chittagong.

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