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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of a Kannada-speaking group of people living chiefly in Kanara in southern India


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