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river port in S Bangladesh, in the Ganges delta: pop. 163,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of southern Bangladesh on the Ganges River delta. The phenomenon known as “the Barisal guns,” unexplained sounds resembling distant thunder or cannon fire, may be seismic in origin. Population: 193,000.