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Del·hi

 (dĕl′ē)
A city of north-central India on the Yamuna River. Important since ancient times, the old city was rebuilt by Shah Jahan in the 1600s with high stone walls enclosing the Red Fort that contained the imperial Mughal palace. The new part of Delhi became the capital of British India in 1911 and of independent India in 1947.

Delhi

(ˈdɛlɪ)
n
1. (Placename) the capital of India, in the N central part, on the Jumna river: consists of Old Delhi (a walled city reconstructed in 1639 on the site of former cities of Delhi, which date from the 15th century bc) and New Delhi to the south, chosen as the capital in 1912, replacing Kolkata (then called Calcutta); university (1922). Pop: 9 817 439 (2001)
2. (Placename) an administrative division (National Capital Territory) of N India, formerly a Union Territory. Capital: Delhi. Area: 1483 sq km (572 sq miles). Pop: 13 782 976 (2001)

Del•hi

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n.
1. a union territory in N India. 9,420,644; 574 sq. mi. (1487 sq. km).
2. the capital of this territory: former capital of the old Mogul Empire; administrative headquarters of British India 1912–29. 5,206,704. Compare New Delhi.
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Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
capital of India, Indian capital, New Delhi - the capital of India is a division of the old city of Delhi
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Dillí

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