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As·sam 1

 (ă-săm′)
A state of northeast India, located primarily in the valley of the Brahmaputra River. Before the British colonization of India, Assam was a powerful kingdom founded by invaders from Burma and China in the 13th century.

As·sam 2

 (ă-săm′)
n.
A variety of black tea grown in the Indian state of Assam.
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assam

(ˈæsæm; Malay ˈasam)
n
(Cookery) (in Malaysia) tamarind as used in cooking. Assam ikan is a dish of fish cooked with tamarind
[from Malay asam sour]

Assam

(æˈsæm)
n
1. (Placename) a state of NE India, situated in the central Brahmaputra valley: tropical forest, with the heaviest rainfall in the world; produces large quantities of tea. Capital: Dispur. Pop: 26 638 407 (2001 est). Area: 78 438 sq km (30 673 sq miles)
2. (Plants) a high-quality black tea grown in the state of Assam
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As•sam

(æˈsæm)

n.
a state in NE India. 22,414,322; 30,283 sq. mi. (78,438 sq. km). Cap.: Guwahati.
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Noun1.Assam - state in northeastern IndiaAssam - state in northeastern India    
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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Assam

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Tea estates in Assam valley were worst hit due to heavy rains.
Indigenous tea trees were discovered by the British in 1823 in the upper Assam Valley, starting off the world's biggest tea production area.
Cooper was among five men despatched from the ship Assam Valley to look for a search party which had been sent out to discover the fate of the captain and seven crew - feared eaten by cannibals.
MY UNCLE, Sergeant Benjamin Omanoff, spent 34 months of the war in the Assam Valley of Burma.
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