Chandigarh

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Etymology[edit]

a portmanteau of Chandi and Garh: Chandi refers to Hindu Goddess Chandi, the warrior avatar of Goddess Parvati, and Garh means fort. The name is derived from Chandi Mandir, an ancient temple devoted to this goddess, near the city in Panchkula District.

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Proper noun[edit]

Chandigarh

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  1. Union territory in northern India, located between Punjab and Haryana.
  2. City located in the union territory of Chandigarh, serving simultaneously as capital of this union territory and of the states of Haryana and Punjab.

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Proper noun[edit]

Chandigarh f

  1. Chandigarh (a city and union territory in India)