Hyderabad[hī′dər ə bad′, -bäd′; hī′drə-]
- city in SC India: capital of Andhra Pradesh state: pop. 2,546,000
- city in S Pakistan, on the Indus River: pop. 795,000
- former state of SC India
- A city of south-central India east-southeast of Mumbai. Center of a former Mughal kingdom, Hyderabad was founded in 1589 and is today a commercial center and transportation hub and is the capital of Andhra Pradesh.
- A city of southern Pakistan on the Indus River northeast of Karachi. Founded in 1768, it was occupied by the British in 1843. The city is noted for its handicrafts.