- a river in S India, flowing SE from the Western Ghats in Karnatka state through Tamil Nadu state to the Bay of Bengal: sacred to the Hindus. 475 miles (765 km) long.
Also Cau·ver·y [kaw-vuh-ree] /ˈkɔ və ri/.
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The capital of Mysore stood on an island, in the river Cauvery.The Tiger of Mysore
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There is a case on record where one of a band of Kuravans out on an expedition was drowned in crossing the Cauvery.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
They could truly boast of having watered their horses in every Indian river from the Cauvery to the Indus.
During October and November the town is the scene of a great pilgrimage to the holy waters of the Cauvery.
The northern channel is called the Coleroon (Kolidam); the other preserves the name of Cauvery.
- a river in S India, rising in the Western Ghats and flowing southeast to the Bay of Bengal. Length: 765 km (475 miles)
- a variant spelling of Cauvery
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