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The capital of India, in the north-central part of the country south of Delhi. It was constructed 1912-1929 to replace Calcutta as the capital of British India and officially inaugurated in 1931. New Delhi is also a trade and transportation center.
(Placename) See Delhi
New` Del′hi(ˈdɛl i)
the capital of India, in the N part, adjacent to Delhi. 271,990. Compare Delhi (def. 2).