Definition of Bengal. Meaning of Bengal. Synonyms of Bengal

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Definition of Bengal

Bengal
Bengal Ben*gal", n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes. Bengal light, a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid colored light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; -- called also blue light. Bengal stripes, a kind of cotton cloth woven with colored stripes. See Bengal, 3. Bengal tiger. (Zo["o]l.). See Tiger.

Meaning of Bengal from wikipedia

- Bengal (/bɛŋˈɡɔːl/; Bengali: Bānglā/Bôngô, pronounced [ˈbɔŋgo] (listen)) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in South Asia, specifically...
- West Bengal (/bɛŋˈɡɔːl/, Bengali: Paschim Banga [ˈpoʃtʃim ˈbɔŋgo] (listen)) is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over...
- The Bengal cat is a domesticated cat breed created from hybrids of domestic cats, especially the spotted Egyptian Mau, with the Asian leopard cat (Prionailurus...
- The Bay of Bengal is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and northwest by India, on the north by Bangladesh, and on the east...
- The Bengal tiger, also known as the Royal Bengal tiger, is a tiger from a specific po****tion of the Panthera tigris tigris subspecies that is native to...
- The Bengal Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort William and later Bengal Province, was a subdivision of the British Empire in India. At the height...
- The Bengal famine of 1943 was a famine in the Bengal province of British India (now Bangladesh and eastern India) during World War II. An estimated 2.1–3...
- Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris) are a subspecies of the tiger family. Bengal tigers may also refer to: Royal Leicestershire Regiment, a line infantry...
- The Bengal monitor (Var**** bengalensis) or common Indian monitor, is a monitor lizard distributed widely in the Indian Subcontinent, as well as parts...
- the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the city is approximately...