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(Placename) a city in N India, capital of Himachal Pradesh state: summer capital of India (1865–1939); hill resort and health centre. Pop: 142 161 (2001). Official name: Shimla
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(ˈʃɪm lə)

also Simla

the capital of Himachal Pradesh, in N India. 70,604.
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So Bobby departed joyously to Simla Pahar with a tin box of gorgeous raiment.
"First-class place, Simla. Oh, ri - - ipping!" said Bobby Wick, and ordered new white cord breeches on the strength of it.
It was not the Colonel that brought Bobby out of Simla, but a much more to be respected Commandant.
No one dreamed of a railroad to Simla in those days, for it was seven thousand feet up in the air.
Vixen never opened her mouth, but when the cold twilight came, and we could see the lights of Simla across the hills, she snuffled with her nose at the breast of my ulster.
"Yonder," said Purun Bhagat, breasting the lower slopes of the Sewaliks, where the cacti stand up like seven-branched candlesticks-"yonder I shall sit down and get knowledge"; and the cool wind of the Himalayas whistled about his ears as he trod the road that led to Simla.
Then he moved on, and slept that night in an empty hut at Chota Simla, which looks like the very last end of the earth, but it was only the beginning of his journey.
Little Mildred answered nothing, but watched the North Star and hummed a selection from recent Simla burlesque that had much delighted the White Hussars.
About this time Colonel Creighton at Simla was advised from Lucknow by wire that young O'Hara had disappeared.
THE Simla agreement of 1972 had categorically stated that either party will not take any action which will compromise the stated position of both Pakistan and India.
In an interview with a private TV channel, he said despite signing Simla Agreement for bilateral solution to the issues, India has violated all of its clauses and always dealt with Pakistan on the basis of animosity.
He called for removal of fence on LoC and abolition of Simla Agreement between Indian and Pakistan.