Bengal

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part of the Bay of Bengal west of the Malay Peninsula Andaman Sea
state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal Andhra Pradesh
Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971 Bangla Desh , Bangladesh , East Pakistan , People's Republic of Bangladesh
victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal battle of Plassey , Plassey
Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal Bengali
(Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus) Bengali
Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal Brahmaputra , Brahmaputra River
mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal Burma , Myanmar , Union of Burma
city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras Chennai , Madras
port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal Chittagong
English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny East India Company
Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus Ganges , Ganges River
state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras Madras , Tamil Nadu
member of the Dravidian people living in northern Bengal in eastern India Malto
state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal Orissa
Indian general and nawab of Bengal who opposed the colonization of India by England; he captured Calcutta in 1756 and many of his prisoners suffocated in a crowded room that became known as the Black Hole of Calcutta; he was defeated at the battle of Plas Siraj-ud-daula
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