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Dar·jee·ling 1or 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.
A fine variety of black tea grown especially in the northern part of India.
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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
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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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