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
Translations

Dacca

[ˈdækə] NDacca f

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.
They included a picture in which Khawaja Nazimuddin is seen receiving the Quaid at the aerodrome in Dacca on March 1948 and another showing him hearing a tale of woe from a refugee at a refugee camp in Karachi on Sept 17, 1947.
The 20 flights delayed include flights bound for Narita, Japan; Guang Zhou, China; Yangon, Myanmar; Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Denpasar and Jakarta, Indonesia; London, United Kingdom; Chennai, India; Dacca, Bangladesh; Koh Samui, Thailand; Heathrow, London; Dubai and Hong Kong.
a faction at the US embassy in Dacca began covertly meeting a group of Bangladeshi officers who were planning a coup against Mujib.' Among those the coup plotters contacted was Philip Cherry, the CIA Station Chief in Dhaka.
The same guys were openly claiming victory just a few hours before a humiliating surrender in Dacca in 1971," a Twitter user said.
Due to ongoing political instability, the visit was cancelled at the last hours and President Xi diverted his visit to Dacca, Bangladesh.
The sprinter bagged several title during the peak of his career, one of the biggest achievement was winning gold for Sindh in the 400 metres relay at the National Games at Dacca in 1968.
Permal, who was Pakistan's undisputed fasted human for a decade,1964 to 1974, was ahighly educated and qualified sprinter who had begun training as an athlete during his student life.The biggest triumph of his athletic career was winning gold for Sindh in the 400 metres relay at the National Games at Dacca in 1968.
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