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: [ˈtɕenːaɪ]; formerly known as Madras, the official name until 1996) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu...
- Indian Institute of Technology Madras (abbreviated IIT Madras or IITM) is a public technical and research university located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. As...
- The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St. George, and also known as Madras Province, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British...
- 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 Bashai (Tamil: மெட்ராஸ் பாஷை, romanized: Meṭrās pāṣa, lit. 'Madras slang') is a pidgin language or a dialect of Tamil language influenced by Indian...
- The University of Madras or Madras University is a public state university in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1857, it is one of the oldest...
- 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...
- Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and tartan design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses...
- Madras State was a state of India during the mid-20th century. At the time of its formation in 1950, it included the whole of present-day Tamil Nadu (except...
- The Madras Regiment is one of the oldest infantry regiments of the Indian Army, originating in the 1750s. The regiment took part in numerous campaigns...
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