Aravalli Range
geographical name mountain range NW India E of Thar Desert; highest peak Mt. Abu 5650 feet (1722 meters)

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  • Rajasthan — /rah jeuh stahn /, n. a state in NW India; formerly Rajputana and a group of small states. 29,590,000; 132,078 sq. mi. (342,056 sq. km). Cap.: Jaipur. * * * State (pop., 2001 prelim.: 56,473,122), northwestern India. Bordered by Pakistan and the… …   Universalium

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

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