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Bangladesh

nation formed 1971 from former East Pakistan, from Bengali for "Bengali country," from Bangla "Bengali" (see Bengal) + desh "country." Related: Bangladeshi.

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Definitions of Bangladesh from WordNet

Bangladesh (n.)
a 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;
Synonyms: People's Republic of Bangladesh / Bangla Desh / East Pakistan
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