Andhra Pradesh

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Andhra Pradesh

(ˈændrə prɑːˈdɛʃ)
(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)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

An•dhra Pra•desh

(ˈɑn drə prəˈdeɪʃ)
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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
It has been reported that the French automobile company has been offered land for a greenfield factory at a price as low as Re 1 an acre by the Andhra Pradesh Government at Tada in Nellore district.
New Delhi, May 11 -- Mobile phone subscribers in Andhra Pradesh will now be able to call any local number across the State at a promotional offer of half-a-paisa per second.
A total of 637 people in the state of Andhra Pradesh died from a heat wave that has scorched southern India over the past week, the Indian media reported Friday.
Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) Chennai [Tamil Nadu [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh has assured Tamil Nadu that it will release Tamil Nadu's share of water from Srisailam reservoir for meeting the drinking water demands of parched Chennai.
TATA GROUP will have all its future projects in aerospace, defence and other strategic areas in Andhra Pradesh, particularly Hyderabad, the firm's chairman Ratan Tata announced on Sunday.
Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): By-elections will be held on three MLC seats here on August 26, Andhra Pradesh's Election Commission said on Wednesday.
Summary: Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 29 (ANI): In an administrative reshuffle, Andhra Pradesh government on Monday transferred 11 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers to the new posts.
Summary: Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 22 (ANI): Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, ESL Narasimhan reached Vijaywada on Monday evening where he was welcomed by minister V Srinivas Rao, MLA Malladi Vishnu, DGP Gautam Sawang and District Collector Imtiaz.

Full browser ?