Bihar



a state in NE India. 67,164 sq. mi. (173,955 sq. km).
Capital: Patna.
a city in the central part of this state.
Contemporary Examples

Shooting Slumdog on the Gritty Streets of Mumbai Amitava Kumar November 23, 2008
India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster Dilip D’Souza July 17, 2013

Historical Examples

The Folk-Tales of the Magyars Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 8 Various
Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3) Charles Eliot
The Wheel of Fortune Mahatma Gandhi
Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3) Charles Eliot
Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
A Kut Prisoner H. C. W. Bishop
The Political Future of India Lajpat Rai

noun
a state of NE India: consists of part of the Ganges plain; important for rice: lost the S to the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. Capital: Patna. Pop: 82 878 796 (2001). Area: 99 225 sq km (38 301 sq miles)

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