Definitions

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

  • An extensive salt marsh of western India and southeast Pakistan between the Gulf of Kutch and the Indus River delta. It was the scene of major border disputes in 1965 and 1971.

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Examples

  • AHMEDABAD: Until now, the only thing shining in the Rann of Kutch was a mirage.

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  • While the just-concluded Chintan Shibir - the annual meet of state ministers and bureaucrats - organised by the government in the Rann of Kutch is a serious affair, few could help but notice that Chief Minister Narendra Modi was rather more nattily attired than usual.

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  • A mild tremor measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale with its epicentre in the Rann of Kutch was The report of the Ahmedabad metropolitan magistrate's enquiry into a 2004 case where four "police is a damning indictment of the way such" encounter "deaths take place.

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  • Ajit Solanki/Associated Press A boy kissed a model of a flamingo in Bhuj, in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh in the Thar Desert, near Ahmedabad, Dec. 17.

    India in Pictures

  • The Rann of Kutch is described as "a desolate area of unrelieved, sun-baked saline clay desert, shimmering with the images of a perpetual mirage".

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh

  • We used MacKinnon's digital map of original habitat that depicts the extent of the Rann of Kutch salt marshes to define the boundaries of this ecoregion.

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh

  • Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh - Encyclopedia of Earth

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh

  • These lakes are the only major breeding site for this species between Camargue in France and the Rann of Kutch in India.

    Biological diversity in the Irano-Anatolian

  • Both the Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh and the Indus Valley Desert lie within Udvardy's Thar Desert biogeographic province.

    Indus Valley desert

  • Militants on both sides of the border were pushing for a serious confrontation, not just in Kashmir, but across the Rann of Kutch to the southeast.

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