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[koh-im-bah-tawr, -tohr]
  1. a city in W Tamil Nadu, in SW India.
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Examples from the Web for coimbatore

Historical Examples of coimbatore

  • The Kongas are found chiefly in the Salem and Coimbatore districts.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • The palol wears garments of a dark grey material made in the Coimbatore district.

  • The only pass in those days, connecting Malabar and Coimbatore, was that which is now known as Nerumangalam.

  • When a death occurs among the Konga Pallans of Coimbatore, the big toes and thumbs of the corpse are tied together.

  • On the death of a married Idaiyan, at Coimbatore, the corpse is placed in a seated posture.

British Dictionary definitions for coimbatore


  1. an industrial city in SW India, in W Tamil Nadu. Pop: 923 085 (2001)
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