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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital of India, in the north-central part of the country south of Delhi. It was constructed 1912–1929 to replace Calcutta as the capital of British India and officially inaugurated in 1931. New Delhi is also a trade and transportation center.

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  • proper noun National capital of India, located in the national capital territory of Delhi.

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  • noun the capital of India is a division of the old city of Delhi

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Examples

  • Well I go there with the CUSTOMER RECIEPT THIS TIME NOT THE GIFT RECEIPT THE ONE WITH $99.99 and they make me stand at the returns while they call New Delhi, India.

    Target "Lied To Me, Yelled At Me," And "Treated Me Like Crap" - The Consumerist

  • Called New Delhi metallobeta-lactamase, or NDM-1 for short, the enzyme destroys carbapenems, an important group of antibiotics used for difficult infections in hospitals, and has been found in a wide variety of bacterial types.

    WHO Calls for Action on Superbugs

  • "If we put cash in uneducated, poor people's hands, how do we monitor whether they spend it on a nutritious meal and not on potato chips, soda, alcohol and shampoos?" asked a government official in New Delhi, which is likely to test out cash handouts soon.

    India announces changes in subsidies, will hand out cash to its poor

  • An India that uses its oil purchases and diplomatic clout to create breathing room for Iran risks scuppering the notion New Delhi has benefited from for more than a decade: that India's rise is beneficial to the West.

    Weaning India Off Iran

  • "If we put cash in uneducated, poor people's hands, how do we monitor whether they spend it on a nutritious meal and not on potato chips, soda, alcohol and shampoos?" asked a government official in New Delhi, which is likely to test out cash handouts soon.

    India announces changes in subsidies, will hand out cash to its poor

  • New Delhi, which is also in the process of trying to finalize a civilian nuclear energy cooperation deal with the United States, has been under pressure from the US not to do business with Iran.

    india rebukes us over iran ties

  • Its low-slung cluster of buildings, painted a mellow pink and white, seemed to form a kind of fortress within the ever-growing, engulfing mass of humanity known as New Delhi.

    Flushed

  • CNN White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux is live for us in New Delhi, which is the president's next stop.

    CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2006

  • Suzanne Malveaux in New Delhi, which is where the president is headed.

    CNN Transcript Mar 1, 2006

  • Its low-slung cluster of buildings, painted a mellow pink and white, seemed to form a kind of fortress within the ever-growing, engulfing mass of humanity known as New Delhi.

    Flushed

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