• WordNet 3.6
    • n Bengal a region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India
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The Prince of Persia Carries Away the Princess of Bengal The Prince of Persia Carries Away the Princess of Bengal

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bengal A province in India, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc.
    • Bengal A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from Bengal.
    • Bengal Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; Bengal stripes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Bengal A thin stuff made of silk and hair, used for women's apparel: formerly made in Bengal.
    • n Bengal An imitation of striped muslin. Also called Bengal stripe.
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In literature:

True cinnamon is a native of Ceylon, while the cassias are from Bengal and China.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Lyall, C.S., in the Journals of the Asiatic Society, Bengal, No.
"A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'" by Moulavi Gerágh Ali
It is so immensely high and vast, that three of the most powerful Bengal Lights illuminate it very imperfectly.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
He had hunted elephants in the jungles of Bengal, and knew all the peculiarities of the grand quadruped.
"The Cliff Climbers" by Captain Mayne Reid
They were soldiers of one of the Bengal regiments; and Stanley, to their surprise, addressed them in their own language.
"On the Irrawaddy" by G. A. Henty
So we settled down comfortably on the good ship Lai Sang and droned lazily down through the Bay of Bengal.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Jute is mainly cultivated in Bengal.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
They hurled themselves on that part of the large zereba which was defended by the Bengal Native Infantry.
"Blue Lights" by R.M. Ballantyne
Many years ago, Colonel Duff, in India, was laid low by the stroke of a Bengal tiger.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
The Bengal Cavalry scouted for some distance in advance, but found no signs of the enemy.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty

In poetry:

And there isn't a build, and there isn't a rig,
Be it fast or slow or little or big,
From Chapman Light to the Bay of Bengal,
But Lieutenant Shellback knows 'em all.
"Lieutenant Shellback R.N.R." by Cicely Fox Smith
Imports indeed are gone with all their Dues —
Lo! Salt a Lever that I dare not use,
Nor may I ask the Tillers in Bengal —
Surely my Kith and Kin will not refuse!
"The Rupaiyat of Omar Kal'vin" by Rudyard Kipling
Wrestling with Victor Maclaglen
Young Sal didn’t care - she took chances
She once played a vamp, who’d to sleep in a camp
Out in Bengal with blokes with long lances.
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett

In news:

The Bengals led for most of the game, but Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time expired sent - 1:39 am.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton celebrates scoring a touchdown during the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
Orange's history-making Bengal Tigers of 1962-63.
Bengals sign PK Josh Brown.
The Bengals have signed kicker Josh Brown to fill in for the injured Mike Nugent, who hurt his right calf and didn't practice Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, running LeSean McCoy and tight end Brent Celek are all out against the Cincinnati Bengals as they recover from concussions.
Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker must rely on each other to survive an epic journey in "Life of Pi.".
Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" is the most ambitious movie of the year, a complicated 3-D adaptation of Yann Martel's novel about a shipwrecked Indian teen stranded in the Pacific on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger.
Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) and a fierce Bengal tiger named Richard Parker must rely on each other to survive an epic journey.
Pi (Suraj Sharma) is trapped on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger in "Life of Pi".
Based on the novel by Yann Martel, Life of Pi chronicles the improbable and inspiring 227-day survival of a shipwrecked teen and his family's Bengal tiger aboard a small life boat.
An antitrust suit claiming officials and taxpayers were pushed into financing a new stadium to keep the Bengals in Cincinnati was filed after time had run out, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
He covered the Bengals and Dolphins before arriving in Dallas.
Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant and John Phillips, right, get off the team bus as they arrive at their hotel, Saturday Dec 8, 2012, in Cincinnati, for Sunday's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Brett Nelson, from Lee's Summit, Mo, raises his KC Wolf flag over his van in the parking lot before Sunday's football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals on November 18, 2012, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

In science:

Department of Mathematics, JIS Col lege of Engineering, Block-A, Phase-3, Kalyani, West Bengal, India.
Synchronization between variable time delayed systems and cryptography
RB wants to thank West Bengal State Government for awarding JRF.
Unified First Law and Some Comments
Innovation Lab, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Bengal Intelligent Park, Salt Lake Electronic Complex, Kolkata India Jaydip.
A Distributed Trust Management Framework for Detecting Malicious Packet Dropping Nodes in a Mobile Ad Hoc Network
Netaji Road, By lane – 2, Newtown, Post + District- Cooch Behar, Pin- 736101, West Bengal, India.
The green grid saga - a green initiative to data centers: a review
Anirban Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohanpur Campus, West Bengal 741252.
Novel States of Classical Light and Noncontextuality