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An isolated country of South Asia in the eastern Himalaya Mountains. A Buddhist kingdom that long resisted modernization, Bhutan began a series of democratic reforms starting in the 1990s. Thimphu is the capital and the largest city.
(Placename) a kingdom in central Asia: disputed by Tibet, China, India, and Britain since the 18th century but most closely connected with India; contains inaccessible stretches of the E Himalayas in the north. Official language: Dzongka; Nepali is also spoken. Official religion: Mahayana Buddhist. Currencies: ngultrum and Indian rupee. Capital: Thimbu. Pop: 725 296 (2013 est). Area: about 46 600 sq km (18 000 sq miles)
a kingdom in the Himalayas, NE of India: foreign affairs under Indian jurisdiction. 1,951,965; ab. 19,300 sq. mi. (49,987 sq. km). Cap.: Thimphu.
Bhu•tan•ese (ˌbut nˈiz, -ˈis) n., pl.-ese,
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|Noun||1.||Bhutan - a landlocked principality in the Himalayas to the northeast of India|
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