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Nepal

Himalayan nation north of India and south of Tibet, from Sanskrit Nepala, said to be from nipat "to fly down" (from ni "down" + pat "to fly") + alaya "abode, house." If this is right, the reference would be to villages in mountain vales. Related: Nepalese.

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Definitions of Nepal

Nepal (n.)
a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China;
Synonyms: Kingdom of Nepal
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