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

  • A country of central Asia in the Himalaya Mountains between India and southwest China. Site of a flourishing civilization by the 4th century A.D. , the region was later divided into principalities, one of which, Gurkha, became dominant in the 18th century. Gurkha's expansion into northern India led to border wars with Great Britain. A 1923 treaty affirmed Nepal's full sovereignty, and a constitutional monarchy was established in 1951. Katmandu is the capital and the largest city. Population: 28,900,000.

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  • proper n. A country in South Asia between China and India. Official Name: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

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  • n. a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China


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  • November 30th, 2007 at 2: 33 pm Said: whenever i look the flag of nepal it always reminds me of the chandrabamsi and the suryabamsi rulers that ruled nepal. the red colour reminds the bloody battle that lasted for more than ten years killing thousands innocent nepali. it also reminds that it is the same flag that were used as emblem of the ancient indian states (as seen in ramayan n mahabharat). when i see its shape it reminds the condition of Nepal in world scenerio-as half free state. coz all other nations have their full size but nepali flag being of half of their size symbolizing its dependency in India so i would support for changing the flag of nepal

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  • I spend a lot of time in Nepal, which is a sexy country for the aid industry, and there we have set up a perfect grass roots micro enterprise project.

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