geographical name — see Northern Circars

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  • Circars — (spr. Sirkärs, Northern Circars, Norddistricte), britische Provinz in Hindostan, nördlich der Provinz Carnatik, bildet einen schmalen, an 100 geographische Meilen langen Küstenstrich an der Westseite des Meerbusens von Bengalen u. gehört zur… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Circars — (Sircärrs), in Ostindien die Bezirke einer Provinz (Subah). Die Northern C. sind eine engl. Prov. in der Präsidentschaft Madras, an der Westküste des bengalischen Meeres, größtentheils Sumpf und Wildniß, von Hindu bewohnt, von den Engländern 1765 …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • CIRCARS, THE —    a territory in India along the coast of the Bay of Bengal, from 18 to 100 m. wide; ceded first to the French and in 1766 to the East India Company, now of course under the Crown, and forming part of the Madras Presidency …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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