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[thee-roo-vuh-nahn-thuh-poo-ruh m]
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  1. a city in and the capital of Kerala state, in S India: Vishnu pilgrimage center.
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Also called Tri·van·drum [trih-van-druh m] /trɪˈvæn drəm/.
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Historical Examples

  • This restriction is not fully observed in Trivandrum, and south of it.

    Castes and Tribes of Southern India

    Edgar Thurston

  • They are paid mourners, and attend at the Trivandrum palace when a death occurs in the royal family.

British Dictionary definitions for trivandrum


  1. a city in S India, capital of Kerala, on the Malabar Coast: made capital of the kingdom of Travancore in 1745; University of Kerala (1937). Pop: 744 739 (2001)Local official name: Thiruvananthapuram
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  1. the local official name of Trivandrum
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