Definitions

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

  • A region of western India bordering on the Arabian Sea. An independent kingdom after 1401, it was annexed by the Mogul Empire in 1572.

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  • proper n. State in western India which has Gandhinagar as its capital.

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  • n. an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
  • n. a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken

Etymologies

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From Gujarati ગુજરાત.

Examples

  • March 27th, 2010 more images more images GUJARAT, INDIA (GaeaTimes. com) - Ending the suspense whether he would appear before the SIT at all, Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat finally approached the Supreme Court appointed body today.

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  • Culture Traits •Gujarat harbours picturesque landscapes, historical sites and long stretches of Coastlines •A visit to Gujarat is rejuvenating, relaxing, Inspiring •Relate to the vibrant culture and make friends • Leave with spellbound Memories, lasting impressions and life long learning Gujarat is one of the most diverse States in

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  • Communal violence against minorities in Gujarat is connected to a rise of Hindu nationalism through grassroots mobilization by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), the Bajrang Dal, and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which along with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) collectively form the 'sangh parivar'.

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  • Sanjit Das/Panos for The Wall Street Journal Chinese workers at a power plant under construction in Gujarat, India, in January Chinese companies now supply around 25% of the new power capacity India is adding to its grid, up from almost nothing a few years ago.

    Shanghai Electric, Reliance ADA Strike Power-Plant Deal

  • Heady with their launches in Gujarat and Rajasthan, they thought The Times of India would be a sitting duck.

    Bucking the Times of India

  • Back home Gaur's growing reputation got him contracts to build some of India's largest and most controversial dams, including the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat and the Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand.

    Road to Riches

  • Yet, as Dwijendra Tripathi, a historian based in Gujarat, lamented to me, “The Hindu-Muslim divide here is worse than at any time since the partition.”

    India’s New Face

  • “The Muslim quarters of Ahmedabad and other cities in Gujarat turned into death traps as thousands of Hindu militants converged on them.”

    India’s New Face

  • But since the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002, he said, there has been virtually no such widespread episodes of violence.

    Indian Court Ruling Divides Sacred Site

  • Fossil hunters find 150kg of amber in Gujarat province containing over 700 arthropod specimens

    Prehistoric creatures discovered in huge Indian amber haul

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