Pondicherry
or French Pondichéry geographical name 1. union territory SE India SSW of Madras surrounded by Tamil Nadu; a settlement of French India before 1954, area 183 square miles (474 square kilometers), population 807,785 2. city & port, its capital population 202,648

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