- the entire peninsula of India S of the Narmada River.
- a plateau region in S India between the Narmada and Krishna rivers.
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The goings-on at Deccan Chronicle demonstrate the state of the industry.Journalists as Advertisers
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No white man, woman, or child would be safe in the Deccan, at present.
It seems to me that the position here is very much like that in the Deccan.
He was displeased with the conduct of the war in the Deccan.
Bahadur Khan was disinclined to help Akbar to conquer the Deccan.
He heard the leader of the young men from Deccan speaking humorously.Talents, Incorporated
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- a plateau in S India, between the Eastern Ghats, the Western Ghats, and the Narmada River
- the whole Indian peninsula south of the Narmada River
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