The country was conquered by the Gurkhas in the 18th century and has maintained its independence despite border defeats by the British in the 19th century. It was for a long time an absolute monarchy, but in 1990 democratic elections were held under a new constitution. In 2001 the Crown Prince killed ten members of the royal family and took his own life. Nepal became a federal democratic republic in 2008
Nepalese adjective& noun
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- Among those killed have been a group of Nepalese cooks.
- The Nepalese business people also showed interest in Bulgaria's electrical engineering industry.
- Eric began transforming his basement into a Nepalese bar.
Definition of Nepal in:
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