from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to Canara, a district of British India.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to either of two districts in western India, called respectively North and South Canara (or Kanara).
- n. singular and plural A native or natives of either of these districts.
- n. A language of the Dravidian group, nearly allied to Telugu, being one of several languages spoken in these districts, and over a large tract as far north as Bidar. Also called Karnata.
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- n. a member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India
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