Definition of Chittagong

1. Noun. A port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal.

Definition of Chittagong

1. Proper noun. A city in Bangladesh. ¹

2. Proper noun. One of the seven administrative divisions of Bangladesh. ¹

3. Proper noun. One of the eleven districts in the Chittagong Division of Bangladesh. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chittagong

Chiricahua Apache
Chisholm Trail
Chittagong (current term)
Chittagong District
Chittagong Division
Chlamydera nuchalis
Chlamydosaurus kingi

Literary usage of Chittagong

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

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"THE HILL-TRIBES OF Chittagong. Tax military expedition sent by the Indian Government against the tribes who dwell in the hill-country between Chittagong and ..."

2. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1825)
"A considerable profit accrues to government from the elephants caught in the forests of Chittagong, which are possessed of excellent qualities, ..."

3. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"Chooi, And., is a tall tree of Assam, Chittagong and the Andamans, where it is used in boat-building and for native bows and squares to 30 ft. by 15 in. ..."

4. The Land-systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"Mr. HJS Cotton, some years ago, published a graphic memorandum on Chittagong Revenue-history1, and I cannot do better than substitute, for any abstract of ..."

5. Travels in South-eastern Asia: Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China by Howard Malcolm (1839)
"I embarked, November 27, 1836, from Calcutta for Chittagong. ... Chittagong, or Islam-a-bad', is situated on arid among small abrupt hills, which furnish ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"The climate of Chittagong is comparatively cool, owing to the sea breeze which prevails during the day ; but for the same reason, the atmosphère is very ..."

7. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1848)
"Rebel Leaders defeated, — take Refuge in Chittagong,— demanded by the Burmas, —seized by the Magistrate, ... Outrages on the Chittagong Frontier Claim to ..."

8. Travels in South-eastern Asia: Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China by Howard Malcom (1839)
"THERE being no mode of getting into the Arracan and Chittagong provinces but ... Chittagong, or Islam-a-bad', is situated on and among small abrupt hills, ..."

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