Puducherry

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geographical name Pu·du·cher·ry \ˈpü-dü-ˌcher-ē\
variants: or formerly

Pondicherry

play \ˌpän-də-ˈcher-ē, -ˈsher-\

Definition of Puducherry

  1. 1 union territory of southeastern India that is surrounded by the state of Tamil Nadu and that was a settlement of French India before 1954, area 183 square miles (474 square kilometers), population 973,829

  2. 2 city and port on the Bay of Bengal in southeastern India that is the capital of the union territory of Puducherry population 220,749


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