Uttarakhand

geographical name
Ut·​ta·​ra·​khand | \ ˈü-tä-rä-ˌkänd How to pronounce Uttarakhand (audio) \
variants: or formerly Uttaranchal \ ˈu̇-​tə-​ˌrän-​chəl How to pronounce Uttarakhand (audio) \

Definition of Uttarakhand

state of northern India in the Himalayas bordering Nepal and the Tibet region of China; capital Dehra Dun area 24,385 square miles (63,157 square kilometers), population 10,086,292

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“Uttarakhand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uttarakhand. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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