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An·dhra Pra·desh

 (än′drə prə-dāsh′, -dĕsh′)
A state of south-central India on the Bay of Bengal. The northwestern portion of Andhra Pradesh was detached to form the state of Telangana in 2014. Hyderabad, located within Telangana, is the interim capital of Andhra Pradesh and the permanent capital of Telangana.
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Andhra Pradesh

(ˈændrə prɑːˈdɛʃ)
n
(Placename) a state of SE India, on the Bay of Bengal: formed in 1953 from parts of Tamil Nadu (then called Madras) and Hyderabad states. Capital: Hyderabad. Pop: 75 727 541 (2001). Area: about 275 068 sq km (106 204 sq miles)
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An•dhra Pra•desh

(ˈɑn drə prəˈdeɪʃ)
n.
a state in SE India, formed from portions of Madras and Hyderabad states 1956. 66,508,008; 106,204 sq. mi. (275,068 sq. km). Cap.: Hyderabad.
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Noun1.Andhra Pradesh - a state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
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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The Chief Minister said that 50 per cent of the two crore acres of cultivable land in Andhara Pradesh will be used for cultivating crops.
6 -- To promote the legacy of the late chief minister of Andhara Pradesh YSR Rajasekara Reddy, his son and dissident leader of the Congress Jagan Mohan Reddy has approached the Election Commission with an application for registration of his own political party.

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