Bhutan



a kingdom in the Himalayas, NE of India: foreign affairs under Indian jurisdiction. About 19,300 sq. mi. (50,000 sq. km).
Capital: Thimphu.
Contemporary Examples

In the Future We’ll All Be Renters: America’s Disappearing Middle Class Joel Kotkin August 9, 2014
Portraits from the Corners of the Earth Dana Gluckstein November 30, 2010
Can Traditional Bhutan Survive Tourism? Esha Chhabra August 16, 2014
Can Traditional Bhutan Survive Tourism? Esha Chhabra August 16, 2014
Celebrating Books at 7,600 Feet Namita Gokhale May 23, 2010

Historical Examples

Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
The Elephant God Gordon Casserly
Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3) Charles Eliot
Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly

noun
a kingdom in central Asia: disputed by Tibet, China, India, and Britain since the 18th century but most closely connected with India; contains inaccessible stretches of the E Himalayas in the north. Official language: Dzongka; Nepali is also spoken. Official religion: Mahayana Buddhist. Currencies: ngultrum and Indian rupee. Capital: Thimbu. Pop: 725 296 (2013 est). Area: about 46 600 sq km (18 000 sq miles)

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