Bangladesh

(redirected from Religion in Bangladesh)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
click for a larger image
Bangladesh

Bang·la·desh

 (bäng′glə-dĕsh′, băng′-)
A country of southern Asia on the Bay of Bengal. Formerly part of Bengal, it became East Pakistan when India achieved independence in 1947. After a civil war with West Pakistan (1971) culminating in military intervention by India, Bangladesh formed a separate nation. Dhaka is the capital and the largest city.

Bang′la·desh′i adj. & n.

Bangladesh

(ˌbɑːŋɡləˈdɛʃ; ˌbæŋ-)
n
(Placename) a republic in S Asia: formerly the Eastern Province of Pakistan; became independent in 1971 after civil war and the defeat of Pakistan by India; consists of the plains and vast deltas of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers; prone to flooding: economy based on jute and jute products (over 70 per cent of world production); a member of the Commonwealth. Language: Bengali. Religion: Muslim. Currency: taka. Capital: Dhaka. Pop: 163 654 860 (2013 est). Area: 142 797 sq km (55 126 sq miles)

Ban•gla•desh

(ˌbɑŋ gləˈdɛʃ, ˌbæŋ-)

n.
a republic in S Asia, N of the Bay of Bengal: mem. of the Commonwealth of Nations; a former province of Pakistan. 127,117,967; 54,501 sq. mi. (141,158 sq. km). Cap.: Dhaka. Compare East Pakistan.
Ban`gla•desh′i, n., pl. -desh•is, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the southBangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
madrasa, madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
capital of Bangladesh, Dacca, Dhaka - the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
Chittagong - a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Brahmaputra, Brahmaputra River - an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal
Ganges, Ganges River - an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus
Bangladeshi - a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh
Bengali - (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
Translations
Бангладеш
Bangladéš
Bangladesh
Bangladeŝo
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
बांग्लादेश
Bangladeš
Banglades
バングラデシュ
방글라데시
BangladeshBangladeche
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
ประเทศบังคลาเทศ
nước Bangladesh

Bangladesh

[ˌbæŋgləˈdeʃ] NBangladesh m

Bangladesh

[ˌbæŋgləˈdɛʃ] nBangladesh m
from Bangladesh → du Bangladesh

Bangladesh

nBangladesh nt

Bangladesh

[bæŋgləˈdɛʃ] nil Bangladesh m

Bangladesh

بَنْجلادِيش Bangladéš Bangladesh Bangladesh Μπανγκλαντές Bangladés, Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladeš Bangladesh バングラデシュ 방글라데시 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesz Bangladesh Бангладеш Bangladesh ประเทศบังคลาเทศ Bangladeş nước Bangladesh 孟加拉国