[dek-uh n]
  1. the entire peninsula of India S of the Narmada River.
  2. a plateau region in S India between the Narmada and Krishna rivers. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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noun the Deccan
  1. a plateau in S India, between the Eastern Ghats, the Western Ghats, and the Narmada River
  2. the whole Indian peninsula south of the Narmada River
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