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Puducherry

Line breaks: Pu|du|cherry
Pronunciation: /ˌpʊdʊˈtʃɛri
 
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Definition of Puducherry in English:

1A Union Territory of SE India, on the Coromandel Coast, formed from several former French territories and incorporated into India in 1954. Former name (until 2006) Pondicherry.
1.1The capital city of Puducherry; population 232,300 (est. 2009).

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