- a former state in W India, now part of Gujarat state.
- Rann of [ruhn] /rʌn/, a salt marsh NE of this area. 9000 sq. mi. (23,310 sq. km).
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He controlled his own gang of tacklemen—mysterious relatives from Kutch Mandvi gathered month by month and tried to the uttermost.The Day's Work, Volume 1
This fever was first recognized in Kutch in May, 1815, after a season of great scarcity of food.
- a former state of W India, on the Gulf of Kutch (an inlet of the Arabian Sea): part of Gujarat state since 1960
- Rann of Kutch an extensive salt waste in W central India, and S Pakistan: consists of the Great Rann in the north and the Little Rann in the southeast; seasonal alternation between marsh and desert; some saltworks. In 1968 an international tribunal awarded about 10 per cent of the border area to Pakistan. Area: 23 000 sq km (9000 sq miles)
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