Andhra Pradesh

geographical name
An·​dhra Pra·​desh | \ ˌän-drə-prə-ˈdāsh How to pronounce Andhra Pradesh (audio) , -ˈdesh \

Definition of Andhra Pradesh

state of southeastern India north of Tamil Nadu bordering on the Bay of Bengal; capital Hyderabad area 61,932 square miles (160,404 square kilometers), population 40,533,541

Note: In 2014 the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh was split off to form the state of Telangana.

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“Andhra Pradesh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Andhra%20Pradesh. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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