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 (vĭ-sä′kə-pŭt′nəm) or Vi·sha·kha·pat·nam (-shä′-) also Vi·za·ga·pa·tam (vĭ-zä′gə-pŭt′əm)
A city of eastern India on the Bay of Bengal northeast of Chennai. It is a health resort and processing center with a protected harbor and shipping facilities.
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(Placename) a variant spelling of Vishakhapatnam
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(vɪˈsɑ kəˈpʌt nəm)

a seaport in Andhra Pradesh, in E India, on the Bay of Bengal. 752,037.
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Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Three Naxals surrendered before the police here on Wednesday.
SriLankan Airlines has commenced operations to Visakhapatnam in India's Andhra Pradesh state.
Hyderabad -- Three people were killed in rainrelated incidents as cyclone Hudhud crossed the Visakhapatnam coast on Sunday uprooting trees and damaging power lines.
Hyderabad: Visakhapatnam, alternately called Vizag, has suddenly come into focus.
The showroom was launched by the Audi India head Joe King in the presence of Audi Visakhapatnam managing director Rajiv Sanghvi.
Summary: VISAKHAPATNAM -- The world's favourite jeweller, Joyalukkas, has opened its first and the largest jewellery showroom in Visakhapatnam.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Two persons were arrested and 767 kg cannabis worth around Rs 1 crore was seized from a truck in Narsipatnam area of rural Visakhapatnam on Thursday by officials of the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition and Excise Department.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): With an aim to serve the increasing number of commuters on the Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada route, a special double-decker train will become soon become operational later this month.
Summary: Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 31 (ANI): The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday caught an Assistant Accountant of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) Zonal office red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a complainant.