Dar·​jee·​ling där-ˈjē-liŋ How to pronounce Darjeeling (audio)
: a tea of high quality grown especially in the mountainous districts of northern India

Word History


Darjeeling, India

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Darjeeling was in 1895

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“Darjeeling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Darjeeling. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Dar·​jee·​ling där-ˈjē-liŋ How to pronounce Darjeeling (audio)
variants or Darjiling
city of northeastern India in the state of West Bengal on the border of Sikkim population 107,530

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