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Dar·jee·ling 1

or Dar·ji·ling  (där-jē′lĭng)
A town of northeast India in the lower Himalaya Mountains on the Sikkim border. At an altitude of 2,200 m (7,220 ft), it is a popular tourist center with commanding views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest.

Dar·jee·ling 2

A fine variety of black tea grown especially in the northern part of India.


1. (Placename) a town in NE India, in West Bengal in the Himalayas, at an altitude of about 2250 m (7500 ft). Pop: 107 530 (2001). Official name: Darjiling
2. (Plants) a high-quality black tea grown in the mountains around Darjeeling


(dɑrˈdʒi lɪŋ)

1. a town in West Bengal, in NE India: mountain resort. 42,700.
2. a type of tea grown near this town.
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Noun1.Darjeeling - a fine variety of black tea grown in northern India
black tea - fermented tea leaves
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Some of them that fled into Nepaul took me with them, and then afterwards I was up past Darjeeling.
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Summary: Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Jan 6 (ANI): A 24-year-old ITI boy, Anurag Lakandry, resident of Tindharia, has made miniature models of the famous Darjeeling Toy Train to popularise its glory to the world.
Located in the Himalayan foothills, Darjeeling is a district in the north of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Sanjay Kumar Tea plantation workers in Darjeeling have been on strike since the beginning of June in support of demands for a separate homeland for the majority Nepali-speaking Gorkha community.
Darjeeling has been on the boil since June 8 after the principal hill party, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), renewed the movement for a separate Gorkhaland state.
by PTI GJM supporters take out a rally to demand for separate state 'Gorkhaland' during a protest in Darjeeling on Wednesday.
A drought like situation in the beginning of the season followed by heavy rains has affected the production of Darjeeling tea this year.
The estates of Darjeeling produce less than one per cent of India's tea and opinion is divided over the resulting beverage.
The history also involves a sense of place, so others interested in India's overall history, culture, and agriculture will find Darjeeling explores the tea, the people, and the place with equal detail, all presented in a lively cup of wonder.
Kolkata, India | AFP -- Landslides triggered by heavy rain killed at least 11 people across India's famed tea-growing region of Darjeeling, with more feared trapped under mounds of mud and debris, police said Wednesday.
Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal.