Pondicherry


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Pon·di·cher·ry

 (pŏn′dĭ-chĕr′ē, -shĕr′ē)

Pondicherry

(ˌpɒndɪˈtʃɛrɪ)
n
(Placename) the former official name (until 2006) for Puducherry

Pon•di•cher•ry

(ˌpɒn dɪˈtʃɛr i, -ˈʃɛr i)

also Pon•di•ché•ry

(pɔ̃ di ʃeɪˈri)

n.
1. a union territory of SE India, on the Coromandel Coast: formerly the chief settlement of French India. 807,785; 181 sq. mi. (469 sq. km).
2. the capital of this territory. 251,471.
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The first was from Pondicherry, the second from Dundee, and the third from London.
In the case of Pondicherry, seven weeks elapsed between the threat and its fulfilment, in Dundee it was only some three or four days.
If they had come from Pondicherry in a steamer they would have arrived almost as soon as their letter.
I have spent the whole day," said he, "over Lloyd's registers and files of the old papers, following the future career of every vessel which touched at Pondicherry in January and February in
He retired some eleven years ago, and came to live at Pondicherry Lodge in Upper Norwood.
He was very fearful of going out alone, and he always employed two prize-fighters to act as porters at Pondicherry Lodge.
Our difference of opinion on this subject went so far that I thought it best to set up rooms for myself: so I left Pondicherry Lodge, taking the old khitmutgar and Williams with me.
This, Miss Morstan, is Pondicherry Lodge," said Mr.
Pondicherry, returned to India in 1954, was part of which country's overseas territories?
Why: If you wish to go beyond the familiar activities and names in Pondicherry, try something different.
DUBAI: Pondicherry (now officially Puducherry), the erstwhile capital of French territory, I am told, is a fascinating melting pot.
According to reports, Ali Raza Hasan a 24-year-old student from Pakistan was assaulted in Pondicherry University campus.