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kəˈnɑr ə, ˈkɑ nər əka·nara

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kanara, Canaranoun

    a historical region of southwestern India on the west coast


  1. Kanara

    Kanara or Canara, also known as Karavali is the historically significant stretch of land situated by the southwestern coast of India, alongside the Arabian Sea in the present-day Indian state of Karnataka. The subregion comprises three civil districts, namely: Uttara Kannada, Udupi, and Dakshina Kannada. Kassergode was included prior to the States Reorganisation Act.


  1. kanara

    It appears there might be some confusion around the term "Kanara." One possible interpretation is North and South Canara, or Kanara, which is a region in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka. In another context, Kanara could refer to the Kanara Promontory in Russia. Another interpretation could refer to the Kanara tribe, believed to be from the area of Maharashtra, India. Unfortunately, without a clear context, a precise definition is difficult to pinpoint. Please provide more context if possible.


  1. Kanara

    The Kanara or Canara region which is also known as Coastal Karnataka comprises three coastal districts of Karnataka, namely Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada and Kasaragod Taluk of Kerala in southwestern India. Kanara forms the southern part of the Konkan coast. The length of this region from north to south is around 300 km and width varies from 30 km to 110 km. The region is characterised by swaying palms and swift brooks running towards the Arabian Sea.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kanara

    a rainy district on the W. coast of India, between Goa and Malabar, mostly malarial forest country, with the Ghat Mountains and many rivers. North Kanara (446) is in Bombay Presidency. South Kanara (1,056), capital Mangalore, is in Madras.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kanara in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kanara in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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