Definition of Canara

1. Noun. A historical region of southwestern India on the west coast.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canara

Canadianism
Canadianisms
Canadianize
Canadianized
Canadianizes
Canadianizing
Canadians
Canadien
Canadienne
Canadiennes
Canadiens
Canal Zone
Cananga
Cananga odorata
Canangium
Canara
Canarese
Canarian
Canarians
Canaries
Canarsie
Canary
Canary Island hare's foot fern
Canary Islander
Canary Islanders
Canary Islands
Canary wine
Canavalia
Canavalia ensiformis
Canavalia gladiata

Literary usage of Canara

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

1. Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1858)
"PROVISIONS FOR GARRISONS IN canara. I have this day forwarded to head quarters two letters from Major , which I am afraid will not be deemed more proper ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"This custom prevails among the inhabitants of canara and Telinga in India; as also among some of the ..."

3. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1825)
"This province is usually divided into North and South North Ca- canara. North canara, which is the largest, lies between ..."

4. On the Culture and Commerce of Cotton in India, and Elsewhere by John Forbes Royle (1851)
"The cotton from canara and Malabar, exported from the various ports of the ... The average exports from canara to Bombay amounted for the thirteen years ..."

5. Historical Sketches of the South of India, in an Attempt to Trace the by Mark Wilks (1869)
"farther assessment by the rebel governors in 1618—Kate at which landi were then sold—hereditary rights in land indefeasible in canara—subsequent exactions ..."

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