Dacca

Dacca, a city 150 m. NE. of Calcutta, on a branch of the Brahmaputra, once the capital of Bengal, and a centre of Mohammedanism; famous at one time for its muslins; the remains of its former grandeur are found scattered up and down the environs and half buried in the jungle; it is also the name of a district (2,420), well watered, both for cultivation and commerce.

Population (circa 1900) given as 82,000.

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

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