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Ma·dhya Pra·desh(mä′dyə prə-dāsh′, -dĕsh′)
A state of central India south of Uttar Pradesh. Ruled by various kingdoms after the third century bc, it was added to the Mughal empire in the 16th century ad. Bhopal is the capital.
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Madhya Pradesh(ˈmʌdjə prɑːˈdɛʃ)
(Placename) a state of central India, situated on the Deccan Plateau: rich in mineral resources, with several industrial cities: formerly the largest Indian state, it lost much of the SE to the new state of Chhattisgarh in 2000. Capital: Bhopal. Pop: 60 385 118 (2001). Area: 308 332 sq km (119 016 sq miles)
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Madh•ya Pra•desh(ˈmʌd yə prəˈdeɪʃ, ˈprɑ dɛʃ)
a state in central India. 66,181,170; 171,201 sq. mi. (443,411 sq. km). Cap.: Bhopal.
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