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Noun: People's Republic of Bangladesh
  1. 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
    - Bangladesh, Bangla Desh, East Pakistan

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation

Part of: Asia, British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations

Encyclopedia: People's Republic of Bangladesh