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Bengal British & World English

A region in South Asia, containing 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, now Bangladesh

Bengal, Bay of British & World English

A part of the Indian Ocean lying between India to the west and Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand to the east

East Bengal British & World English

The part of the former Indian province of Bengal that was ceded to Pakistan in 1947, forming the greater part of the province of East Pakistan. It gained independence as Bangladesh in 1971

West Bengal British & World English

A state in eastern India; capital, Kolkata (Calcutta). It was formed in 1947 from the predominantly Hindu area of former Bengal

Bengal light British & World English

A kind of firework giving off a blue flame and used for lighting or signalling

florican British & World English

A small Asian bustard (bird), the male of which has mainly black plumage with white wings

Bengal florican in florican British & World English

A small Asian bustard (bird), the male of which has mainly black plumage with white wings