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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.

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

As•sam

(æˈsæm)

n.
a state in NE India. 22,414,322; 30,283 sq. mi. (78,438 sq. km). Cap.: Guwahati.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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