Assam

Assam (Assam`) , a province E. of Bengal, ceded to Britain after the Burmese war in 1826; being an alluvial plain, with ranges of hills along the Brahmapootra, 450 m. long and 50 broad; the low lands extremely fertile and productive, and the hills covered with tea plantations, yielding at one time, if not still, three-fourths of the tea raised in India.

Population (circa 1900) given as 5,500,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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