deccan

deccan
\\ˈdekən, -ˌkan\ noun
Etymology: Deccan, the whole peninsula of India south of the Narbada river
1. usually capitalized : a breed of coarse-wooled sheep of southern India
2. -s often capitalized : a sheep of the Deccan breed

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  • Deccan — /dek euhn/, n. 1. the entire peninsula of India S of the Narbada River. 2. a plateau region in S India between the Narbada and Krishna rivers. * * * Peninsula of India south of the Narmada River. In a more restricted sense, it is the tableland… …   Universalium

  • Deccan —    The entire tract extending from the valley of the Narbada River south to the Krishna Tungbhadra Doab is vaguely referred to in the medieval Indian historical texts as the Deccan. In the 11th cen tury, the northern part of the Deccan was… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Deccan — Dekkan Plateau Dekkan oder Dekhan, englisch auch Deccan (von Sanskrit Dakschina: „rechte“ – also nach indischem Verständnis südliche – „Weltgegend“) ist die Bezeichnung für den südlichen Teil Vorderindiens, der im Norden von Hindustan, ansonsten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Deccan Plateau — Deccan redirects here. For other uses, see Deccan (disambiguation). Deccan Plateau covers parts of central and southern India The Deccan Plateau [1] is a large plateau in India, making up the majority of the southern part of …   Wikipedia

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  • Deccan Chronicle — Type Daily newspaper Format Broadsheet Owner Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited …   Wikipedia

  • Deccan Aviation — IATA DN ICAO DKN Callsign DECCAN Founded 1997 …   Wikipedia

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