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Place Name DELHI
TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
From Sanskrit दिल्ली (Dilli), possibly from देहली (dehali) meaning "threshold", or possibly from the name of a 1st-century BC king. This is the name of a large city in northern India, which includes the district of New Delhi, the Indian capital.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dilli (Hindi), Dilli (Sanskrit)