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A subgroup of the Austroasiatic language family that includes Santali and several other languages spoken in northeast India and adjacent regions.

Mun′da adj.


npl -das
1. (Languages) a family of languages spoken by scattered peoples throughout central India
2. (Peoples) a member of any of these peoples


(ˈmʊn də)

a language family of India, a branch of the Austroasiatic family, spoken by scattered indigenous peoples, mainly in Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, and West Bengal.
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Noun1.Munda - a family of languages spoken by people scattered throughout central India
Austro-Asiatic, Austro-Asiatic language, Munda-Mon-Khmer - a family of languages spoken in southern and southeastern Asia
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If one takes out the first CM Babulal Marandi, power has shuffled mainly between JMM president Shibu Soren and BJP's Arjun Munda.
In a shocking development, JMM on Sunday announced its decision to withdraw support to the Arjun Munda government.
He said that the process to provide funds for Munda Dam Project would be completed as early as possible.
Tenders are invited for Sitc of additional check-in-conveyors at birsa munda airport, ranchi.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister for Irrigation and Social Welfare, Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao Wednesday inaugurated restoration work of Munda Headworks in Charsadda district which swept away in 2010-flood.
He was addressing a public gathering after inaugurating the office of Tehsil nazim Munda on Thursday.
JMM chief Shibu Soren decided to withdraw support after the BJP refused to remove Arjun Munda as chief minister.
Lahore, February 21, 2012 (Frontier Star): A 3-member delegation of the French Development Agency - Agence Francaise de Developpment (AFD) - headed by the Country Director Nicolas Fomage visited Munda Dam Multipurpose Project site, located 5 kilometers upstream of Munda Headworks in Mohmand Agency of the Federally Administered Area (FATA).
BJP national general secretary Arjun Munda was set to take oath as the new chief minister of the state yesterday.
ISLAMABAD -- The authorities have almost accomplished 67 per cent of detailed design study of Munda Dam as they hoped to accomplish this very task by the year end and overall completion of design study in April 30, 2016.
The Ouch volleyball club defeated the Munda volleyball club after an interesting match and remained winner of the tournament.
The President's rule followed resignation by Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda.