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 (băr′ĭ-sôl′, bŭr′ĭ-säl′)
A city of southern Bangladesh on the Ganges River delta. The phenomenon known as "the Barisal guns," unexplained sounds resembling distant thunder or cannon fire, may be seismic in origin.
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(ˌbʌr əˈsɑl, ˈbær əˌsɔl)

a port in S Bangladesh, on the Ganges River. 188,000.
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Title aspirant Rajshahi Division is leading by 27 runs with four wickets in hand against Barisal Division on the first day of the four-day first class Tier-1 match of the National Cricket League at the ShaheedKamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Monday, reports UNB.
MIRPUR -- Comilla Victorians, who thrashed Barisal Bulls in their first meeting, produced another dominating display in the return leg to secure their place in the final four.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes to Patuakhali and Barisal tomorrow on a daylong visit to open 'Sheikh Hasina Cantonment' and 54 development projects besides addressing a public rally, reports BSS.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) is set to build an international standard modern hotel in Barisal to promote 'Venice of Bengal' to the high-end domestic and interracial tourists, reports BSS.