Definition of Sikkim

1. Noun. A geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan.

Definition of Sikkim

1. Proper noun. State in eastern India which has Gangtok as its capital. ¹

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Silene acaulis
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Literary usage of Sikkim

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1881)
"From the foot of the mountain there runs a road up to the hill station of Darjiling, which is the capital of British sikkim. ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"Mr. Edgar (Report on a Visit to sikkim and the Tibetan Frontier, 1874, p. ... Travellers in sikkim suffer greatly from the pipsa, and from the leeches which ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"417 Bengal, the sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains," &c., in two volumes, 8vo., 1854. His journey occupied three and a half years, ..."

4. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"The resources of sikkim may be classified under two major categories, viz., ... Land Resources sikkim is the smallest and the most recently acceded State of ..."

5. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"sikkim, and beyond him by the Chinese mandarins, to the free passage of merchants and goods into Tibet, the frontier of which was for years within his view. ..."

6. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"In sikkim and Bhutan at 9000-12000 ft. Occasionally planted near temples, eg, ... In sikkim and Bhutan attains 30 ft. with a pyramidal crown, and drooping ..."

7. Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of by Sir Clements R Markham, George Bogle, Thomas Manning (1876)
"British sikkim from its pristine condition of an impenetrable jungle, ... The misunderstandings with the sikkim Rajah arose from his kidnapping propensities ..."

8. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"The Government of sikkim from this date abolishes all restrictions on travellers and monopolies in trade between the British territories and ..."

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