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An English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny
I have no idea why I am putting this definition in here, after all, its an urbandictionary, and this is history.
by IRISHrepublicanARMY December 29, 2003
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