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  • A state of extreme eastern India on the border with Myanmar (Burma). Historically under Burmese control and later incorporated into Assam by the British, Nagaland was made a separate Indian state in 1963.

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  • proper noun State in north-eastern India which has Kohima as its capital.

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Examples

  • Thers is a well established state called Nagaland ...

    Kottu

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Rickshaw pullers struggled to transport commuters through floodwaters in the eastern Indian city of Dimapur, Nagaland, Aug. 23.

    Monsoon Rains Flood Indian Cities

  • Caisii Mao/ Demotix Rickshaws struggled through flooded streets in Dimapur, Nagaland, June 27.

    Early Monsoon Showers

  • On August 22, 2010, the Supreme Court passed an interim order on a suit filed by Assam in 1988 against Nagaland on a border dispute that they should attempt to resolve this dispute through mediation.

    Mediation in Indian Courts

  • Caisii Mao/ Demotix Boys played football in a waterlogged field after heavy monsoon rain hit Dimapur, in the northeastern state of Nagaland, June 27.

    Early Monsoon Showers

  • AFP/Getty Images WAIST DEEP: Residents waded through high water after heavy rains Friday at Khermahal, in the northeastern Indian state of Nagaland.

    Photos of the Day: June 17

  • BigshoeBazaar is an online cash and carry wholesaler for hundreds of small shoe stores across the country and is using a single 25,000 square feet warehouse, which will be enhanced to 100,000 square feet in a few months, to service shoe stores as far away as Dimapur in Nagaland and Katihar in Bihar.

    'Hyper Growth' Returns To India's E-Commerce Sector

  • AFP/Getty Images WAIST DEEP: Residents waded through high water after heavy rains Friday at Khermahal, in the northeastern Indian state of Nagaland.

    Photos of the Day: June 17

  • European Pressphoto Agency Naga tribesman performed a folk dance during the Tokhu Emong, a post-harvest festival of the Lotha tribe in the north-eastern Indian city of Dimapur, Nagaland, Monday.

    India in Pictures

  • Diganta Talukdar/Demotix The Armed Forces Special Powers Act was passed in 1958, giving the armed forces greater autonomy in so-called "disturbed areas" in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir.

    A Decade-Long Crusade

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