[ trav-uhn-kawr, -kohr ]
/ ˈtræv ənˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr /
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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How to use Travancore in a sentence
Travancore is in alliance with us, and every one thinks that Tippoo's attack on it will end in our being engaged in war with him.
The excuse for attacking Travancore was that some of the fugitives, from Coorg and Malabar, had taken refuge there.
Now this Adene has hunted him out, and they are going to Travancore to Koreb's prison.
Travancore is another lowland growth, ranking about with Coorg, and has the same general characteristics.
British Dictionary definitions for Travancore
a former princely state of S India which joined with Cochin in 1949 to form Travancore-Cochin : part of Kerala state since 1956
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