Bengal

geographical name

Ben·​gal ben-ˈgȯl How to pronounce Bengal (audio)
beŋ-,
-ˈgäl
historic region of the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent including the delta of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers; a province of British India 1937–47; divided 1947 between Pakistan and India (republic) see east bengal, east pakistan, west bengal
Bengalese
ˌbeŋ-gə-ˈlēz How to pronounce Bengal (audio)
ˌben-
-ˈlēs
adjective or noun

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“Bengal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bengal. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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