- BENGALA thin fabric composed of silk and hair, imported from Bengal. Also the term used in the 18th and 19th centuries for striped cotton muslins made at Paisley and exported to India.
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Bengal — (Bengali: বঙ্গ Bôngo , বাংলা Bangla , বঙ্গদেশ Bôngodesh or বাংলাদেশ Bangladesh ), is a historical and geographical region in the northeast of South Asia. Today it is mainly divided between the independent nation of Bangladesh (previously East… … Wikipedia
bengal — BENGÁL, bengale, adj. (În sintagma) Foc bengal = foc de artificii. – Din fr. (feu de) Bengale. Trimis de paula, 02.06.2002. Sursa: DEX 98 bengál adj. n., pl. bengále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic BENGÁL bengală… … Dicționar Român
Bengal — Ben*gal , prop. n. 1. A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal. [1913 Webster] 3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Bengal — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Bengal (Indiana) Bengal (Kentucky) Bengal (Minnesota) Bengal (Oklahoma) Bengal Township (Michigan) Sonstiges: Bengal (Katzenrasse) Bengal (Wildkatze, Prionailurus bengalensis) … Deutsch Wikipedia
Bengal — Bengal was a large region in northeastern India and an object of British colonial interest since 1633. After coming under the control of the East India Company during the eighteenth century, Bengal served as the springboard for the British… … Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914
bengal — see ROSE BENGAL … Medical dictionary
Bengal — [ben gôl′, beŋgôl′; beŋ′gəl, ben′gəl] 1. region in the NE part of the Indian peninsula, divided between the Indian state of West Bengal & Bangladesh 2. part of the Indian Ocean, east of India & west of Myanmar & the Malay Peninsula … English World dictionary
Bèngāl — m 〈G Bengála〉 geogr. kraj u J Aziji, oko delte rijeka Gangesa i Brahmaputre, I dio pripada državi Bangladeš, a Z dio Indiji … Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika
Bengal — region in South Asia, named for its people, said to be from Banga, name of a founding chief. It is attested in Europe as far back as Marco Polo (1298), who wrote of Bangala … Etymology dictionary
Bengal — Bèngal m <G Bengála> DEFINICIJA geogr. kraj u J Aziji, oko delte rijeka Gangesa i Brahmaputre, I dio pripada državi Bangladeš, a Z Indiji … Hrvatski jezični portal