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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bengal  \Ben*gal"\,  n. 
  1.  A  province  in  India,  giving  its  name  to  various  stuffs, 
  animals,  etc 
 
  2.  A  thin  stuff,  made  of  silk  and  hair,  originally  brought 
  from  Bengal. 
 
  3.  Striped  gingham,  originally  brought  from  Bengal;  Bengal 
  stripes. 
 
  {Bengal  light},  a  firework  containing  niter,  sulphur,  and 
  antimony,  and  producing  a  sustained  and  vivid  colored 
  light,  used  in  making  signals  and  in  pyrotechnics;  -- 
  called  also  {blue  light}. 
 
  {Bengal  stripes},  a  kind  of  cotton  cloth  woven  with  colored 
  stripes.  See  {Bengal},  3. 
 
  {Bengal  tiger}.  (Zo["o]l.).  See  {Tiger}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bengal 
  n  :  a  region  whose  eastern  part  is  Bangladesh  and  western  part 
  is  included  in  India  [syn:  {Bengal}] 




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