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Definitions for Kerala
ˈkeɪ rə lə, ˈkɛr ə-Ker·ala

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Wiktionary

  1. Keralanoun

    State in southern India which has Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum) as its capital.

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  1. Kerala

    Kerala, regionally referred as Keralam, is a state located in the south-west region of India on the Malabar coast. It was formed on 1 November 1956 per the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km² with a population of 33,387,677, it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and north east, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Laccadive Sea to the west. Thiruvananthapuram is the state capital among the 14 districts; other major cities include Kochi, Kozhikode, Kollam and Thrissur. The region was a prominent spice exporter from 3000 BCE to 3rd century. The Chera Dynasty was the first powerful kingdom based in Kerala, though it frequently struggled against attacks from the neighbouring Cholas and Pandyas. During the Chera period Kerala remained an international spice trading center. Later, in the 15th century, the lucrative spice trade attracted Portuguese traders to Kerala, and eventually paved the way for the European colonisation of the whole of India. After independence, Travancore and Cochin joined the Republic of India and Travancore-Cochin was given the status of a state. Later, the state was formed in 1956 by merging the Malabar district, Travancore-Cochin, and the taluk of Kasargod, South Kanara.²

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kerala in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kerala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Kerala in a Sentence

  1. Swati Singh:

    Single use plastics are a major problem, as such items( cups, straws, plates) are disposed of. They either litter drains and roads, or wind up in dumpsites -- or worse, are put on fire, kerala is the first state in Katy WongDelhi , India that has banned one-time disposable products in the entire state. Maharashtra, too, recently banned multi-layered packaging, and disposable products. Katy WongDelhi , India still has a long way to curb the issue of single-use plastics.

  2. Rajeev Sadanandan:

    Since there are many foreigners who travel to Kerala, we are advising they can avoid these districts for abundant caution.

  3. Rajeev Sadanandan:

    Kerala acted from the beginning... and has not lowered its guard yet, no other Indian state did anything remotely comparable.

  4. Vijith Nair:

    If you are a girl who has a good education, and you're from a good family, it doesn't matter, if you want to get your daughter married, and you don't give dowry, you're not going to find a good, educated man. That's the system in Kerala.

  5. Raja Krishnamoorthi:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Kerala and their loved ones.

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