Dacca


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Dac·ca

 (dăk′ə, dä′kə)
See Dhaka.

Dacca

(ˈdækə)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1982) of Dhaka

Dha•ka

or Dac•ca

(ˈdæk ə, ˈdɑ kə)

n.
the capital of Bangladesh, in the central part. 3,839,000.
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Noun1.Dacca - the capital and largest city of BangladeshDacca - the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - 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
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Dacca

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Dacca

[ˈdækə] nDacca

Dacca

[ˈdækə] nDacca
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A wanderer, as thou art, but a most sober Bengali from Dacca - a master of medicine.
To outface and down- talk a Calcutta-taught Bengali, a voluble Dacca drug-vendor, would be a good game.
And so, for a whole year, he sought to accumulate the most exquisite specimens that he could find of textile and embroidered work, getting the dainty Delhi muslins, finely wrought with gold-thread palmates and stitched over with iridescent beetles' wings; the Dacca gauzes, that from their transparency are known in the East as "woven air," and "running water," and "evening dew"; strange figured cloths from Java; elaborate yellow Chinese hangings; books bound in tawny satins or fair blue silks and wrought with fleurs-de-lis, birds and images; veils of lacis worked in Hungary point; Sicilian brocades and stiff Spanish velvets; Georgian work, with its gilt coins, and Japanese Foukousas, with their green-toned golds and their marvellously plumaged birds.
The musicians were on a concert tour around the world and were also scheduled to give recitals in Dacca, Lahore and Islamabad.
Le Bombardier, appartenant a la compagnie US-Bangla, avait quitte la capitale bangladaise, Dacca, en embarquant 67 voyageurs et quatre membres d'equipage.
The four bidding cities are Dacca (Bangladesh), Gabala (Azerbaijan), Parakou (Benin) and Agadez (Niger).
Pakistan Muslim League was founded in Dacca (Bengal) and the people of Bengal made tremendous sacrifices for Pakistan, which were the realities very close to my heart,' said PML-N chief reiterating that he was fully conscious of the difficulties by members of the community in the
Parliament could unite both of the wings democratically and mutually, but no respect was shown for Parliament as the session of the National Assembly to be held in Dacca.
It was, however, at the 1956 PEA conference at Chittagong that the so-called Dacca School mooted the case of two economies and articulated it in a special conference of East Pakistani economists on the first FYP.
In addition, this particular decision was delivered a week before the anniversary of the fall of Dacca.
He was tried by a Military Court (FGCM) at Dacca (Dhaka) and awarded 10 years' Rigorous Imprisonment (RI).
A battle-hardened veteran, who was in the midst of heavy action in Dacca (now, Dhaka) during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, Colonel (retired) Ashok Kumar Tara, is no stranger to limelight.