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

  • A city of southeast India on the Bay of Bengal south-southwest of Chennai. Formerly called Pondicherry, it was founded as a French trading post in 1674 and was transferred to Indian sovereignty in 1954.

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  • proper noun Union territory in southern India.
  • proper noun Capital of the union territory of Puducherry (Pondicherry).

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Examples

  • PUDUCHERRY: A French hotel major has in principle agreed to invest in Puducherry, Chief Minister V. V.ithilingam has said.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: Ten students and a teacher will represent Puducherry in the Japan-East Asia

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  • PUDUCHERRY: With the aim of making Puducherry an education hub, the first meeting of the Task F.rce Committee was held at the Chief Secretariat here on Wednesday, under the chairmanship of Public Works Minister M.O.H.F. Shahjahan, who also holds the Collegiate Education portfolio.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: With the one-week anti-mosquito drive beginning on Wednesday, local bodies in Puducherry have planned to take up various measures to control breeding.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry unit of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will stage a demonstration on Monday protesting the lack of measures to streamline fee structure at private schools and appointment of teachers on contract basis in government schools.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: Security has been tightened in important places in the town following a Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) warning of a possible terror attack at Puducherry in "the near future."

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  • PUDUCHERRY: Consumers in Puducherry can heave a sigh of relief.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: The three-day national conference of the All India Students Federation was inaugurated in Puducherry on Saturday.

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  • PUDUCHERRY: Security has been tightened in important places in the town following a Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) warning of a possible terror attack at Puducherry in "the near future."

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  • PUDUCHERRY: The Puducherry unit of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will stage a demonstration on Monday protesting the lack of measures to streamline fee structure at private schools and appointment of teachers on contract basis in government schools.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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