- former name of Kozhikode.
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In some parts, such as Calicut, a husband is only a visitor for the night.
They are said to have first come to Calicut, whence they emigrated to Cranganūr.
He added that he was of the same caste as the Zamorin of Calicut.
- the former name for Kozhikode