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[bey-rahr, ba-]
  1. a former division of the Central Provinces and Berar, in central India: now part of Maharashtra state.
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Historical Examples

  • I therefore propose to open communications with the Rajah of Berar.

    At the Point of the Bayonet

    G. A. Henty

  • Still less attention was paid to him in the villages of Berar.

  • Berar was ceded to the Padishah; Amurath retired from Ahmadnagar.

  • The Queen then laid before all assembled the question of Berar.

    A Noble Queen, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Philip Meadows Taylor

  • We had also annexed in the same year the possessions of the Rajah of Berar in Orissa.

British Dictionary definitions for berar


  1. a region of W central India: part of Maharashtra state since 1956; important for cotton growing
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