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Meaning of MADRAS

Pronunciation:  'madrus, mu'dras

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a light patterned cotton cloth
  2. [n]  a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
  3. [n]  a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
 

MADRAS is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
 
 See Also: Bharat, city, cloth, fabric, India, material, metropolis, province, Republic of India, state, textile, urban center

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma*dras"\, n. [So named after Madras, a city and
presidency of India.]
A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors,
such as those often used by negroes for turbans.

      A black woman in blue cotton gown, red-and-yellow
      madras turban . . . crouched against the wall. --G. W.
                                               Cable.

 

 

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