1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a Moslem 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
Synonyms: East_Pakistan people's_republic_of_bangladesh Bangladesh
Related terms: Asian_country Bangladeshi Bengali Asia capital_of_bangladesh Ganges Dacca chittagong Brahmaputra madrasa
Similar spelling:   Bangladesh