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Nepal

Ne·pal

 (nə-pôl′, -päl′, -păl′, nā-)
A country of South Asia in the Himalaya Mountains between India and southwest China. Site of a flourishing civilization by the 6th century bc , the region was later divided into principalities, one of which, Gurkha, became dominant in the 18th century. Gurkha's expansion into northern India led to border wars with Great Britain. A 1923 treaty affirmed Nepal's full sovereignty, and a constitutional monarchy was established in 1951. Kathmandu is the capital and the largest city.

Nepal

(nɪˈpɔːl)
n
(Placename) a republic in S Asia: the world's only Hindu kingdom until it abandoned its monarchy in 2008; united in 1768 by the Gurkhas; consists of swampy jungle in the south and great massifs, valleys, and gorges of the Himalayas over the rest of the country, with many peaks over 8000 m (26 000 ft) (notably Everest and Kangchenjunga). A multiparty democracy was instituted in 1990. Official language: Nepali. Official religion: Hinduism; Mahayana Buddhist minority. Currency: rupee. Capital: Katmandu. Pop: 30 430 267 (2013 est). Area: 147 181 sq km (56 815 sq miles). Official name: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

Ne•pal

(nəˈpɔl, -ˈpɑl, -ˈpæl, neɪ-)

n.
a constitutional monarchy in the Himalayas between N India and Tibet. 24,302,653; ab. 56,827 sq. mi. (147,181 sq. km). Cap.: Katmandu.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and ChinaNepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
khukuri - a curved steel knife with a razor-sharp edge used in combat by the Gurkhas; has cultural and religious significance in Nepal
Hindooism, Hinduism - the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, Katmandu - the capital and largest city of Nepal
Anapurna, Annapurna - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Changtzu - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (24,780 feet high)
Dhaulagiri - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,820 feet high)
Everest, Mount Everest, Mt. Everest - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
Kanchanjanga, Kanchenjunga, Kinchinjunga, Mount Kanchenjunga - a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
Lhotse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)
Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)
Nuptse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (25,726 feet high)
Nepalese, Nepali - a native or inhabitant of Nepal
Sherpa - a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers
Translations
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نپال
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네팔
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ประเทศเนปาล
nước Nepal

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