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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern India south-southwest of Chennai (Madras). It is a Hindu pilgrimage site and an educational and cultural center with varied industries. Population: 922,000.

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  • proper n. Third largest city of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a major cultural and educational center in southern India. It is also known as the temple city because of its many temple complexes.

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  • MADURAI: It was a day of various events organised in Madurai in connection with the World

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  • MADURAI: T.e Dr. J.C. Kumarappa Institute of Rural T.chnology and Development, an institutional training centre of Khadi and Village Industries 'C.mmission, functioning from Gandhiniketan Ashram at T. Kallupatti in Madurai district, has invited applications for its various short-term skill training programmes that are to commence from April 9.

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  • MADURAI: Six Primary Health Centres (PHCs), which were inaugurated in Madurai district last year, are still functioning without fulltime staff nurses.

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  • MADURAI: Any lethargy by the State Government on the Mullaperiyar dam row with neighbouring Kerala would certainly ruin the economy in southern districts of Tamil Nadu and also lead to water crisis in Madurai in the near future, said Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko here on Tuesday.

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  • MADURAI: It is a wrong perception to think that post offices are establishments of a bygone era because even in this age of electronic media, post offices remain the most sought after, especially in rural areas, said V.S. Jayasankar, Director of Postal S.rvices, Madurai.

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  • MADURAI: Many towns in southern districts, including Madurai, Theni and Tirunelveli, received rain on Sunday evening, thus bringing down the mercury level.

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  • MADURAI: C. Kamaraj assumed as the new C.llector of Madurai district here on Sunday.

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  • MADURAI: Southern Railway will operate special trains between Madurai and Rameswaram for the convenience of pilgrims visiting the temple town on April 14 for the 'Amavasai' festival.

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  • MADURAI: Members of the Madurai Bar Association (MBA) have threatened to intensify their agitation from Tuesday against the Madurai city police.

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  • MADURAI: The Madurai district police on Saturday held a mock drill to check the efficacy of its crisis management plan.

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