Darjeeling

noun
Dar·​jee·​ling | \ där-ˈjē-liŋ How to pronounce Darjeeling (audio) \

Definition of Darjeeling

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a tea of high quality grown especially in the mountainous districts of northern India

Darjeeling

geographical name
Dar·​jee·​ling | \ där-ˈjē-liŋ How to pronounce Darjeeling (audio) \
variants: or Darjiling

Definition of Darjeeling (Entry 2 of 2)

city of northeastern India in the state of West Bengal on the border of Sikkim population 107,530

First Known Use of Darjeeling

Noun

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Darjeeling

Noun

Darjeeling, India

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Darjeeling

Dictionary Entries near Darjeeling

Darío

dariole

Darius

Darjeeling

dark

dark adaptation

dark age

Statistics for Darjeeling

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Darjeeling

The first known use of Darjeeling was in 1895

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Darjeeling

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Darjeeling

Comments on Darjeeling

What made you want to look up Darjeeling? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

behavior toward others

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!