- a region in SW India, on the Deccan Plateau. About 60,000 sq. mi. (155,400 sq. km).
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This theory became generally accepted, when suddenly Dr. Bird found a brass plate in a certain Kanara monument, called a tope.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Westward, the boundary between it and the Kanara (of the second division) runs in an irregular line to Goa.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
On the west coast are a remarkable series of backwaters or lagoons, fringing the seaboard of Kanara, Malabar and Travancore.
Pepper proper is confined to the Malabar coast, from Kanara to Travancore.
- a region of SW India, in Karnataka on the Deccan Plateau and the W Coast. Area: about 155 000 sq km (60 000 sq miles)
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