Eastern Ghats

geographical name \ ˈgäts , ˈgȯts , ˈgəts \

Definition of Eastern Ghats

chain of mountains in southeastern India extending southwest and south from near the delta of the Mahanadi River in Odisha to the western part of Tamil Nadu; highest point is Mount Dodabetta (in the Nilgiri Hills) at an altitude of 8640 feet (2633 meters) — see western ghats

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