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Howrah

[hou-rah] /ˈhaʊ rɑ/
noun
1.
a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta.
Also, Haora [hou-ruh, -rah] /ˈhaʊ rə, -rɑ/ (Show IPA).
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  • It is first found, in spite of the fume of the engines, in Howrah Station.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • How much is my brother Howrah paying for Mahommed Gunga's services in this matter?

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • Howrah did not even move his head in token that he listened, but his tired eyes answered.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • He knew, of course—for every soul in Howrah knew—that Jaimihr was plotting for the throne.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • There is a padre-sahib here in Howrah now for the Hindoo priests to whet their hate on.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • Howrah rose, stepped forward to the dais edge, and held his hand out.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • You get out of the train in Howrah station at Calcutta done all to shreds.

    To Lhassa at Last Powell Millington
  • Let him dream in Howrah City for a day or two, while we get ready.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
  • Gauzy streamers of smoke floated over the jute-mills of Howrah.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • I promise, Jaimihr-sahib, that I will come to you in Howrah.

    Rung Ho! Talbot Mundy
British Dictionary definitions for Howrah

Howrah

/ˈhaʊrə/
noun
1.
an industrial city in E India, in West Bengal on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata (Calcutta). Pop: 1 008 704 (2001)
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