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 (hī′dər-ə-băd′, -bäd′, hī′drə-)
1. A city of south-central India east-southeast of Mumbai. Center of a former Mughal kingdom, Hyderabad was founded in 1589 and is today a commercial center and transportation hub and is the capital of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
2. A city of southern Pakistan on the Indus River northeast of Karachi. Founded in 1768, it was occupied by the British in 1843. The city is noted for its handicrafts.


(ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd; -ˌbæd; ˈhaɪdrə-)
1. (Placename) a city in S central India, capital of Andhra Pradesh state and capital of former Hyderabad state; university (1918). Pop: 3 449 878 (2001)
2. (Placename) a former state of S India: divided in 1956 between the states of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra
3. (Placename) a city in SW Pakistan, on the River Indus: seat of the University of Sind (1947). Pop: 1 392 000 (2005 est)


(ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbæd)

1. a former state in S India, now part of Andhra Pradesh.
2. the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India, in the W part. 3,145,939.
3. a city in SE Pakistan, on the Indus River. 1,107,000.
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Noun1.Hyderabad - a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
2.Hyderabad - a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Rosaiah inaugurated the much- delayed flyover at Langer Houz on the outskirts of Hyderabad city recently.