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Bengal

Syllabification: Ben·gal
Pronunciation: /benˈɡôl
 
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Definition of Bengal in English:

A region of South Asia that contains the Ganges and Brahmaputra river deltas. In 1947, the province was divided into West Bengal, which has remained a state of India, and East Bengal, which is now Bangladesh.

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