state of NE India, south of Bhutan, west of Myanmar, & almost completely separated from the rest of India by Bangladesh: 30,285 sq mi (78,438 sq km); cap. Dispur
A state of northeast India, located primarily in the valley of the Brahmaputra River. Before the British colonization of India, Assam was a powerful kingdom founded by invaders from Burma and China in the 13th century.x
A variety of black tea grown in the Indian state of Assam.