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Shillong

(shĭlông`), city (1991 pop. 223,366), capital of Meghalaya state, NE India. It is a summer resort c.5,000 ft (1,525 m) high in the Khasi Hills. There are two colleges. Christian Khasi and Garo tribes inhabit the surrounding districts.

Shillong

a city in NE India, capital of Meghalaya: situated on the Shillong Plateau at an altitude of 1520 m (4987 ft.); destroyed by earthquake in 1897 and rebuilt. Pop.: 132 876 (2001)
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Shillong (Meghalaya), Aug 16(ANI): Several youths in Shillong are exploring career options in fashion designing or modeling world, which till recently remained a dream for most of the local boys and girls here.