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[kaw-vuh-ree, kah-]
  1. 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.
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Also Cau·ver·y [kaw-vuh-ree] /ˈkɔ və ri/.
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Historical Examples of kaveri

  • Immersed one day in samadhi on the bank of the Kaveri River, Sadasiva was seen to be carried away by a sudden flood.

    Autobiography of a YOGI

    Paramhansa Yogananda

  • One should next proceed to the river Kaveri, frequented by Apsaras.

British Dictionary definitions for kaveri


  1. a variant spelling of Cauvery
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