Hugli-Chinsura or Hooghly-Chinsuraboth: ho͞o´glē-chĭn´so͝orə [key], city (1991 pop. 142,388), West Bengal state, E India, on the Hugli River. A road and rail junction, the town has many large rice mills. Rubber goods are also manufactured.

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