Assam

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noun As·sam \ə-ˈsam, a-\

Definition of Assam

  1. :  a black tea grown in northeastern India

Origin and Etymology of assam

Assam, India


First Known Use: 1878


Assam

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geographical name As·sam \ə-ˈsam, a-; ˈa-ˌsam\

Definition of Assam

  1. state of northeastern India on the edge of the Himalayas and bordering on Bhutan and Bangladesh; capital Dispur area 30,318 square miles (78,827 square kilometers), population 26,638,407

  1. —see also assamese

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