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  • proper noun The state capital of Nagaland (India).


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  • But before the Empire quit, it gave India a great gift in the spring of 1944—it repelled the Japanese at India's gates at the battles of Kohima and Imphal.

    India, Still the Brightest Jewel

  • It is some indication of the author's sensibilities that right at the outset he quotes the short verse on the monument in the jungle town of Kohima honoring the British soldiers who died stopping the Japanese advance into India: "When you go home / Tell them of us, and say: / For your tomorrow, / We gave our today."

    Essential Reading On World War II

  • The Kohima Memorial. on November 8, 2009 at 7: 04 pm Pinkstone

    Sunday Post, Ruralshire, England. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Left, Khiamniungan Naga men performed a traditional war dance during the Hornbill Festival celebrations at Kisama village in Nagaland's capital city of Kohima, Thursday.

    The Hornbill Festival

  • Left, Naga tribesmen performed a traditional dance in Kohima, Thursday.

    The Hornbill Festival

  • European Pressphoto Agency Men performed a traditional war dance Thursday during the 12th Hornbill festival celebration at Kisama village, Kohima, northeast India.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Anupam Nath/Associated Press On the outskirts of Kohima, India, the annual Hornbill festival—celebrating northeastern Nagaland's statehood day—got underway with a warrior dance by Naga tribesmen.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Mr. McLynn offers vivid accounts of hard-fought engagements like the battles of Imphal, Kohima and Myitkyina.

    Still Forgotten

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A Konyak tribesman from the northeastern state of Nagaland ate a stump of burning firewood during the second day of the annual Hornbill Festival near Kohima, Dec. 2.

    Bizarre India, 2011

  • European Pressphoto Agency Khiamniungan Naga men performed a traditional war dance during the Hornbill Festival in Kohima.

    The Hornbill Festival


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