Definition of Ghats
1. Proper noun. A pair of mountain ranges in southern India ¹
2. Noun. (plural of ghat) ¹
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Definition of Ghats
1. ghat [n] - See also: ghat
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Literary usage of Ghats
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The two main hill systems of the Presidency have been described in the Eastern and Western ghats. The NILGIRIS, which join these two ranges, culminate in ..."
2. India and Its Problems by William Samuel Lilly (1902)
"From the Western ghats issue the three great rivers of the Madras ... The Western ghats, which run parallel to the sea for some five hundred miles, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Properly the name is, in fact, applicable only to the country of the Kanarese extending between the Eastern and Western ghats, over an irregular area ..."
4. Peruvian Bark: A Popular Account of the Introduction of Chinchona by Clements Robert Markham (1880)
"I was, therefore, led to the selection of the western ghats. ... The central portion of the ghats, which is the same distance from the equator as ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1840)
"On certain Meteorological Phenomena in the ghats of Western India. By Col. ... There is a good deal of forest along the ghats, but in belts and patches, ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"As a consequence the watershed line is generally at the summit of the western ghats, 30 to 100 miles from the west coast. From this point a few The climate ..."
7. The Indian Forester (1882)
"THE chain of mountains, known as the Sahyadri ghats, which lie between the Konkan and the Mawal country of the Deccan (both southern and northern), ..."
8. Asia by Augustus Henry Keane, Richard Carnac Temple (1882)
"... or about one-sixth oí mankind. i Bilie/ of the Lund: The Himalayas—Plateau of the Deccan—The Mountains of the Vindhya, the Satpura, the ghats, ..."