Definition of Bhutan in English:

Bhutan

Syllabification: Bhu·tan
Pronunciation: /bo͞oˈtän
 
, bo͞oˈtan
 
/

A British protectorate from 1910, it became independent in 1949, with continuing help from India regarding its foreign policy and aid

Derivatives

Bhutanese

Pronunciation: /ˌbo͞otnˈēz, -ˈēs/
adjective& noun
More 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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