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also Kat·man·du  (kăt′măn-do͞o′, kät′män-)
The capital and largest city of Nepal, in the central part of the country in the eastern Himalaya Mountains. It was founded c. 723 and was a Gurkha capital from 1768 until the late 1700s.
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(ˌkætmænˈduː) or


(Placename) the capital of Nepal, in the east at the confluence of the Baghmati and Vishnumati Rivers. Pop: 814 000 (2005 est)
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or Kath•man•du

(ˌkɑt mɑnˈdu, ˌkæt mæn-)

the capital of Nepal, in the central part. 235,160.
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Noun1.Katmandu - the capital and largest city of NepalKatmandu - the capital and largest city of Nepal
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
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