geographical name
Ban·​gla·​desh | \ ˌbäŋ-glə-ˈdesh How to pronounce Bangladesh (audio) , ˌbaŋ-, ˌbəŋ-, -ˈdāsh\

Definition of Bangladesh

country of southern Asia east of India in the area where the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers empty into the Bay of Bengal; a republic in the Commonwealth of Nations since 1971; capital Dhaka area 55,126 square miles (143,328 square kilometers), population 149,772,364 — see east pakistan

Other Words from Bangladesh

Bangladeshi \ ˌbäŋ-​glə-​ˈde-​shē How to pronounce Bangladeshi (audio) , ˌbaŋ-​ , ˌbəŋ-​ , -​ˈdā-​ \ adjective or noun

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