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Bhutan

Line breaks: Bhu¦tan
Pronunciation: /buːˈtɑːn
 
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Definition of Bhutan in English:

A small independent kingdom on the south-eastern slopes of the Himalayas; population 691,100 (est. 2009); languages, Dzongkha (official), Nepali; capital, Thimphu.

Derivatives

Bhutanese

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Pronunciation: /ˌbuːtəˈniːz/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • At the back of the temple, near the Throne of Enlightenment, a group of red-robed Ladhakis were lost in meditation; beside them two Bhutanese in short green dressing gowns stood rooted, eyes closed, heads bent.
  • Fearful of the backpacking counterculture that was quickly Westernizing Nepal, the Bhutanese originally set an annual quota of just 2,000 visitors.
  • Also on display and sale will be Bhutanese handicrafts like prayer bells, traditional woven textiles, stupas and gold plated statues of the Buddha.

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