[soo-rat, soo r-uh t]
- a seaport in S Gujarat, in W India: first British settlement in India 1612.
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While posted in the port city of Surat, in western India, he met Kewark.Prince William's Indian Heritage
June 14, 2013
Two rival factories, one English and the other Dutch, were established in Surat in 1613 and 1618.
The anniversary of this cruel carnage is still observed at Surat.
Sonneratt confirms this in the account he gives of the dancing girls of Surat.Gipsy Life
At the time of the Surat Congress, there was almost a fight.Indian Home Rule
M. K. Gandhi
At Surat, however, the British were thwarted by the Portuguese.India Under British Rule
James Talboys Wheeler
- (formerly) a cotton fabric from the Surat area of India
- a port in W India, in W Gujarat: a major port in the 17th century; textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 433 787 (2001)
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