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Bengal

Line breaks: Ben¦gal
Pronunciation: /bɛŋˈɡɔːl
 
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Definition of Bengal in 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.

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