Tamil Nadu

geographical name
Tam·​il Na·​du | \ ˌta-məl-ˈnä-(ˌ)dü How to pronounce Tamil Nadu (audio) , ˌtä-\
variants: or formerly Madras

Definition of Tamil Nadu

state of southeastern India bordering on the Bay of Bengal; capital Chennai area 50,180 square miles (129,966 square kilometers), population 72,147,030

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“Tamil Nadu.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tamil%20Nadu. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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