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ˈdɛk əndec·can

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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Deccan

    a triangular plateau of from 2000 to 3000 ft. of elevation in the Indian peninsula, extending S. of the Vindhya Mountains; is densely peopled, and contains some of the richest soil in the globe.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. deccan

    An extensive region of India; invaded by the Mohammedans in 1294. About 1686-90, Aurungzebe I. recovered the Deccan, but soon lost great part of it to the Mahrattas. A large part of the Deccan was ceded to the English in 1818.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Deccan

    From the Sanskrit Dakshina, the south, being that portion of Hindustan south of the Vindhya Mountains.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deccan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deccan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    Either the Deccan eruptions did not play a role which we think unlikely or a lot of climate-modifying gases were erupted during the lowest volume pulse of the eruptions.

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