Meaning of KOHIMA in English

Town (population 2001 prelim.: 78,584), capital of Nagaland state, northeastern India.

It lies near the northern border of Manipur state in the Naga Hills . It marked the farthest point of the Japanese advance into British India during World War II. It was held briefly by Japanese troops during the Manipur campaign in 1944 but was retaken by the British. It is the site of Nagaland University.

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