- a former state in SW India: merged 1949 with Cochin to form a new state (Travancore and Cochin); reorganized 1956 to form the larger part of Kerala state.
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We pass from Travancore into the little State of Cochin, on the north.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
It has further been returned as a division of Konkana Sūdras in Travancore.
As manufacturers, the Izhavas occupy a position in Travancore.
Those who live in the western part of Tinnevelly and in Travancore.
It is stimulant, diaphoretic, and expectorant; is used in quinsy, and by the native doctors of Travancore in catarrhal affections.
- a former princely state of S India which joined with Cochin in 1949 to form Travancore-Cochin : part of Kerala state since 1956