Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
state of NE India: 38,301 sq mi (99,200 sq km); pop. 68,400,000 cap. Patna
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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 region of east-central India crossed by the Ganges River. Buddha spent his early days in the area.