Definition of Chennai

1. Noun. A city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras.

Exact synonyms: Madras
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India

Definition of Chennai

1. Proper noun. State capital of Tamil Nadu (India), formerly known as Madras. ¹

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Chennai Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chennai

Chelydra serpentina
Chemical Mace
Chemical Weapons Convention
Chen N. Yang
Chen caerulescens
Cheney syndrome
Chenin blanc
Chenopodium album
Chenopodium ambrosioides
Chenopodium bonus-henricus
Chenopodium botrys
Chenopodium capitatum
Chenopodium glaucum
Chenopodium hybridum
Chenopodium murale
Chenopodium rubrum

Literary usage of Chennai

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

1. Future Forsaken: Abuses Against Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in India by Zama Coursen-Neff, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2004)
"Dr. Suniti Solomon, who practices in chennai, Tamil Nadu, and who has one of the longest experiences of treating AIDS in the country, ..."

2. Preventing HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users in High Risk Countries by Institute of Medicine (U. S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2007)
"She has deep interest in community education and mobilization and leads an effort that supports a Phase I HIV vaccine trial at chennai with community ..."

3. Weaver's Wisdom: Ancient Precepts for a Perfect Life : an American English by Tiruvcaḷḷuvar, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1999)
"The cover art and the iamge of Lord Murugan opposite the title page are by Tiru S. Rajam of chennai. The spiritual likeness of Saint Tiru- valluvar on the ..."

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