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ASSAMESE

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 774 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ASSAMESE, the Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Assam valley. In 1901 the number of its speakers was 1,350,846. It is closely related to Bengali and Oriya, forming with them and with Bihari the Eastern Group of the Indo-Aryan vernaculars. For further particulars see BENGALI.
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