Orissa

Orissa

[aw-ris-uh, oh-ris-uh]
noun
a state in E India. 60,136 sq. mi. (155,752 sq. km). Capital: Bhubaneswar.
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Orissa (ɒˈrɪsə)
 
n
a state of E India, on the Bay of Bengal: part of the province of Bihar and Orissa (1912--36); enlarged by the addition of 25 native states in 1949. Capital: Bhubaneswar. Pop: 36 706 920 (2001). Area: 155 707 sq km (60 119 sq miles)

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