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British Dictionary definitions for dravida


  1. any of the Dravidian languages. See Dravidian (def. 1)
  2. another name for a Dravidian (def. 2)
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Historical Examples

  • The swelling, which is called "Suka," and is often brought about among the people of the Dravida country, lasts for life.

    The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana


  • Lassen's view on the relation of the Vindhya tribes to the Dravida and the Nishada is given, loc.