Definition of Bihar

1. Noun. A state of northeastern India.

Generic synonyms: Province, State
Group relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India

Definition of Bihar

1. Proper noun. State in eastern India which has Patna as its capital. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bihar

Big Nambas
Big Pharma
Big Q
Big Rip
Big Sioux River
Big Smoke
Big Sur
Bigelow's ligament
Bigelow's septum
Bighorn River
Bight of Benin
Bignonia capreolata
Bihar (current term)
Bill's manoeuvre

Literary usage of Bihar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Broken People: Caste Violence Against India's "Untouchables" by Smita Narula (1999)
"Since independence, Bihar has consistently ranked among the worst of India's larger states in urbanization, production, and income; it has the highest ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"The wages of skilled labour have increased by 1 1 per cent. in Bihar, ... In Bihar each artisan takes his recognized share of grain when the crop has been ..."

3. Life of Warren Hastings, First Governor-general of India by George Bruce Malleson (1894)
"I STATED a few pages back that the hostilities caused by invasion of the province of Bihar would be dealt with in this chapter. ..."

4. History of the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858: Commencing from the Close of the by George Bruce Malleson (1878)
"In taking, then, a comprehensive glance at the province of Bihar at this particular moment, we see, standing out from the mass, two prominent figures in ..."

5. The Indian Mutiny of 1857 by George Bruce Malleson (1898)
"In Eastern Bihar, presided over by a gentleman of marked energy of character, Mr George Yule, ... But when Western Bihar, sympathising with the revolted ..."

6. India by Nelles Verlag Staff, Shalini Saran (1999)
"Bihar Bihar offers a wide variety of sights, but few amenities because its small urban middle class has not yet severed its ties with the ancestral villages ..."

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