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Bangladesh

Bang·la·desh

 (bäng′glə-dĕsh′, băng′-)
A country of southern Asia on the Bay of Bengal. Formerly part of Bengal, it became East Pakistan when India achieved independence in 1947. After a civil war with West Pakistan (1971) culminating in military intervention by India, Bangladesh formed a separate nation. Dhaka is the capital and the largest city.

Bang′la·desh′i adj. & n.

Bangladesh

(ˌbɑːŋɡləˈdɛʃ; ˌbæŋ-)
n
(Placename) a republic in S Asia: formerly the Eastern Province of Pakistan; became independent in 1971 after civil war and the defeat of Pakistan by India; consists of the plains and vast deltas of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers; prone to flooding: economy based on jute and jute products (over 70 per cent of world production); a member of the Commonwealth. Language: Bengali. Religion: Muslim. Currency: taka. Capital: Dhaka. Pop: 163 654 860 (2013 est). Area: 142 797 sq km (55 126 sq miles)

Ban•gla•desh

(ˌbɑŋ gləˈdɛʃ, ˌbæŋ-)

n.
a republic in S Asia, N of the Bay of Bengal: mem. of the Commonwealth of Nations; a former province of Pakistan. 127,117,967; 54,501 sq. mi. (141,158 sq. km). Cap.: Dhaka. Compare East Pakistan.
Ban`gla•desh′i, n., pl. -desh•is, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the southBangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
madrasa, madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
capital of Bangladesh, Dacca, Dhaka - the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
Chittagong - a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
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
Brahmaputra, Brahmaputra River - an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal
Ganges, Ganges River - an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus
Bangladeshi - a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh
Bengali - (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
Translations
Бангладеш
Bangladéš
Bangladesh
Bangladeŝo
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
बांग्लादेश
Bangladeš
Banglades
バングラデシュ
방글라데시
BangladeshBangladeche
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
ประเทศบังคลาเทศ
nước Bangladesh

Bangladesh

[ˌbæŋgləˈdeʃ] NBangladesh m

Bangladesh

[ˌbæŋgləˈdɛʃ] nBangladesh m
from Bangladesh → du Bangladesh

Bangladesh

nBangladesh nt

Bangladesh

[bæŋgləˈdɛʃ] nil Bangladesh m

Bangladesh

بَنْجلادِيش Bangladéš Bangladesh Bangladesh Μπανγκλαντές Bangladés, Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladeš Bangladesh バングラデシュ 방글라데시 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesz Bangladesh Бангладеш Bangladesh ประเทศบังคลาเทศ Bangladeş nước Bangladesh 孟加拉国
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The minister said the Bangladesh officials of Libya mission, who are now in Tunisia, gathered the information about the dead and the missing Bangladeshis from statements of survivors of the boat that carried nearly 80 illegal migrants.
The number Bangladeshis going for overseas employment has been doubled in the past four years; although it has not positively reflected in remittances to the country, the visiting Bangladeshi Prime Minister Shaikh Hasina said on Tuesday.
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According to the paper, the Datuk Seri is believed to have helped set up the Sistem Perkhidmatan Pekerja Asing (SPPA), the only registration system that can be used to hire Bangladeshis officially.
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Reminding Bangladeshis residing in Saudi Arabia that the handwritten passports will not be valid after 2015, Alam, also a counsellor, said: "The embassy has processed the MRPs for about 600 persons, who came to the mission on Thursday alone." The Bangladesh government has moved to provide MRPs to about 1.5 million Bangladeshis currently residing in Saudi Arabia, most of them in the labor category.
A source at the hospital said that none of the injured persons, including an Indian and two Bangladeshis, suffered internal bleeding which would help a great deal in treating them for fractures and wounds.

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