Definition of Madras. Meaning of Madras. Synonyms of Madras

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Definition of Madras

Madras
Madras Ma*dras", n. [So named after Madras, a city and presidency of India.] A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans. A black woman in blue cotton gown, red-and-yellow madras turban . . . crouched against the wall. --G. W. Cable.

Meaning of Madras from wikipedia

- Chennai (/ˈtʃɛnaɪ/ (listen), Tamil: [t͡ʃenːai]), also known as Madras (/məˈdrɑːs/ (listen) or /-ˈdræs/, the official name until 1996), is the capital...
- the erstwhile Madras Presidency and was formerly known as Madras State. The first legislature of any sort for the Presidency was the Madras Legislative...
- Madras is the former name of Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state in India. Madras may also refer to: Madras (beverage), an alcoholic beverage Madras...
- The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St. George, and also known as Madras Province, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British...
- Madras Cafe is a 2013 Indian Hindi-language political action thriller film directed by Shoojit Sircar and starring John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Rashi Khanna...
- Madras is a 2014 Indian Tamil-language political action drama film written and directed by Pa. Ranjith. The film stars Karthi, Catherine Tresa, and Kalaiyarasan...
- different territorial configurations under Madras Presidency and Madras State in its history. The Madras Presidency, headquartered in Fort St. George...
- The Madras High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India. It is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The court is one of the three High Courts in India...
- University of Madras is a public state university in Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1857, it is one of the oldest universities...
- Madras Bashai (Tamil: மெட்ராஸ் பாஷை, romanized: Meṭrās pāṣa, lit. 'Madras slang') is a pidgin language or a dialect of Tamil language influenced by Indian...
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