Odisha

geographical name
\ ȯ-ˈri-sə How to pronounce Odisha (audio) , ə-ˈdi-sə \
variants: or until 2011 Orissa \ ȯ-​ˈri-​sə How to pronounce Orissa (audio) \

Definition of Odisha

state of eastern India bordering on the Bay of Bengal; capital Bhubaneswar area 60,178 square miles (155,861 square kilometers), population 41,974,218

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“Odisha.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Odisha. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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