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Coromandel

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Coromandel (Geol) The west coast, or a portion of the west coast, of the Bay of Bengal.
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Usage

In literature:

This Maabar forms the southern part of the Coromandel coast, and is celebrated for its pearl fisheries.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Now the producing of raw silk is left to China, Bengal, the Coromandel coast, India, France, Italy, and Turkey.
"The Story of Silk" by Sara Ware Bassett
The most violent surfs are those which break upon a flat shore, as on the Coromandel and African coasts.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
There are no wild beasts here, such as tygers and leopards, as on the coast of Coromandel.
"Letters on the Nicobar islands, their natural productions, and the manners, customs, and superstitions of the natives" by John Gottfried Haensel
Madras, or Fort St. George, is a fort and town of the peninsula, on the coast of Coromandel.
"Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales" by W. B. Cramp
ON BOARD THE 'COROMANDEL.
"The Giant's Robe" by F. Anstey
No more unprotected spot could be found on the surf-beaten shore of the Coromandel coast than this where stands Madras.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
It was known that a great French expedition might soon be expected on the coast of Coromandel.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The ocean currents along the coast of Coromandel are marked and curious, requiring special care in navigation.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
The natives of Coromandel paint their gods black and their devils white, while in Europe it is the reverse.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The other man is a familiar spirit; he brought him from Coromandel.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Thence Clive pursued his voyage to the Coromandel coast, and arrived at Fort St. David on the 20th of June.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
Europeans to a region of southern India, between the Eastern Ghats and the Coromandel coast, in the presidency of Madras.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Coromandel, inundations of sea on coast of, 730.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
A gold-bearing range of lofty hills runs northward along the banks of the Thames River, ending on the Coromandel Peninsula.
"Under the Southern Cross" by Maturin M. Ballou
DONI, a clumsy kind of boat used on the coast of Coromandel and Ceylon; sometimes decked, and occasionally furnished with an outrigger.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
ON THE COROMANDEL COAST.
"The Log of a Sea-Waif" by Frank T. Bullen
The discovery of gold in Coromandel Harbour on this coast, had some years before created great excitement.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
The case of the English along the Coast of Coromandel now seemed quite desperate.
"India Through the Ages" by Flora Annie Steel
St. Thomas was run through the body with a lance at Coromandel, in the East Indies.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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In news:

A Review of Coromandel, in Southport, Conn. Search All NYTimes.com.
Environment key to Coromandel disputes.
Nicky Park plays leading lady during a rainy weekend excursion to the Coromandel .
A weekend in Coromandel town, with its old-fashioned Kiwi charm, makes for a refreshing getaway, writes Sarah Lawrence.
The Waterworks, just out of the main town, is a fun day out in Coromandel for all the family.
Prepping for a Coromandel hen's party.
Heavy rains have eased but roads remain closed around the Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty due to slips and flooding.
The MetService has lifted a heavy weather warning for the Coromandel, however a warning remains in place for the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne.
Hauraki and Matamata-Piako mayors are rejecting Thames-Coromandel District Council's "premature" proposal to merge the three councils.
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