geographical name

Chen·​nai ˈche-ˌnī How to pronounce Chennai (audio)
city and port on the Bay of Bengal in southern India population 4,646,732

Note: Chennai serves as capital of the state of Tamil Nadu.

formerly known as Madras

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“Chennai.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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