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thana

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Pronunciation: /ˈθɑːnɑː
 
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Definition of thana in English:

noun

Indian
A police station.
Example sentences
  • He covers three police thanas, filing a crime story a day from here, and some times goes to the site of accident or crime, in search of a human angle.
  • On that day for the first time the Administration with the help of the Army evacuated people to the police thana or to school buildings.
  • Dalits will try to get plum posts, inspectors in every thana, kotwal in city and commissioner in the commissionorate.

Origin

from Hindi thānā, from Sanskrit sthāna 'place, station'.

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